Archive for March, 2004

ASA Showcases Popularity of Soyfoods on Capitol Hill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) hosted a luncheon today on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to demonstrate why soyfoods are becoming increasingly popular in the United States and overseas. Themed “Soy Good: Kids and Adults Love It!,” the event highlighted the benefits of soyfoods for U.S. and international consumers of all ages. ASA held the … Read More »

Biodiesel and Soybean Leaders, Key Members of Congress Focus on Tax Incentive Passage on National Biodiesel Day

March 18 to mark biodiesel’s value to America The National Biodiesel Board (NBB), American Soybean Association (ASA) and leading Members of Congress are commemorating National Biodiesel Day by emphasizing the importance of passage of the biodiesel tax incentive. March 18, National Biodiesel Day, takes on special significance with national concern over petroleum prices and U.S. … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Conclusion of Free Trade Agreement with Dominican Republic

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes the conclusion of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations between the United States and the Dominican Republic that will increase market access opportunities for U.S. farmers. The Dominican Republic will now become part of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) negotiations, which already includes the countries of El … Read More »

ASA Voting Delegates Set Policy Direction for 2004-2005

Soybean producers gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week to review and revise the policy direction of the American Soybean Association (ASA). More than 130 producers from soybean production areas across the United States participated in this annual process that guides the ASA as it pursues future initiatives to improve U.S. soybean farmer profitability. The … Read More »

ASA Discusses Soybean Priorities with RNC Chair Racicot

Producer-leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA) met yesterday with former Montana Governor Marc Racicot, Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), to discuss soybean grower legislative priorities. The meeting followed Governor Racicot’s address to several thousand growers and their families during the General Session of Commodity Classic, the annual convention and trade show hosted … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Conclusion of Free Trade Agreement with Morocco

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes the conclusion of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations between the United States and Morocco that will increase market access opportunities for U.S. farmers. Current import duties assessed include 2.5 percent on soybeans for crushing, and 22.5 percent on soybeans imported for other forms of processing. The import duty … Read More »

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