Archive for January, 2002

ASA Urges Senate to Complete New Farm Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is urging the United States Senate to complete floor action on the new farm bill as quickly as possible. ASA President Bart Ruth, a soybean producer from Rising City, Neb., today communicated to Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS) the urgent need for … Read More »

ASA Emphasizes Importance of Maintaining $5.26 Soybean Loan Rate to Help Offset Effects of Currency Devaluations in Argentina & Brazil

In light of Argentina’s currency devaluation, and on the heels of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision last Friday to delay announcement of 2002 crop loan rates while Congress continues work on a new Farm Bill, the American Soybean Association (ASA) today called on Congress and the Administration to maintain the soybean loan rate at … Read More »