Archive for March, 2003

ASA Welcomes House Introduction of Biodiesel Legislation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that Representative Kenny Hulshof (R-MO) and a bipartisan group of Members of Congress advanced the biodiesel effort today by introducing legislation to provide a tax incentive for the fuel’s use. Representative Hulshof, who sponsored similar legislation last year said, “Encouraging the use of biodiesel holds great promise. It … Read More »

ASA Supports House Action to Preserve Inland Waterway Trust Fund for Lock Modernization

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds action by the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment to protect the integrity of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund by rejecting the Administration’s plan to divert its resources to other projects. The Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 Budget called for using $146 million from the Inland … Read More »

ASA Voting Delegates Set Policy Direction for 2003-2004

From soybean production areas across the country, soybean farmers assembled in Charlotte, North Carolina, to review and revise the policy direction of the American Soybean Association (ASA). The meeting was held in conjunction with the eighth annual Commodity Classic Convention and Trade Show. Board members, voting delegates, and other ASA members participated in this annual … Read More »