Archive for December, 2003

ASA Inks Soybean Cooperation Agreement with China

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today signed a cooperation agreement with representatives of the China Chamber of Commerce of Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce & Animal By-Products (CFNA) in support of continued U.S. soybean exports to China. The ceremony was held at the Chicago Board of Trade. “We have just signed an agreement … Read More »

ASA Applauds Completion of Central American Free Trade Agreement

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds the conclusion of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) negotiations. If approved by the U.S. Senate, CAFTA will improve and enhance trade opportunities between the United States and the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. These countries currently make up about a $100 million … Read More »

ASA to Host Free Soybean Rust Conference, Producers Encouraged to Attend

The American Soybean Association (ASA) invites all soybean producers, both members and non-members, to attend a free Soybean Rust Conference on Thursday, January 8, 2004, at the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel in Saint Louis, Missouri. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. and will conclude around 5:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Registration … Read More »

ASA Commends USDA for Record Soy Donations in Food for Progress Program

The 25,000 producer-members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) commend the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for including record-levels of value-added soy protein products in its fiscal 2004 Food for Progress program. ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program was instrumental in providing to the government and to private voluntary organizations … Read More »