Archive for June, 2004

ASA Endorses Federal Legislation, Corps’ Draft Plan to Improve River Navigation

On behalf of its 25,000 producer-members, the American Soybean Association (ASA) today embraced federal legislation and the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ draft plan to improve navigation on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, and urged the plan be submitted “as is” to the U.S. Congress. The ASA has long advocated that an efficient transportation … Read More »

ASA Calls for National Strategy to Control and Mitigate Potential Impact of Asian Rust

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to more rapidly undertake development of a national strategy for controlling and mitigating the potential for an Asian soybean rust infestation in the continental United States. Rust is a devastating disease with the potential to cause enormous losses in annual U.S. soybean … Read More »