Archive for March, 2005

ASA-USB Announce Memorandum of Understanding with Paraguayans

Farmer leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA) and the United Soybean Board (USB) today announced they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with representatives of the Paraguayan Chamber Of Cereal & Oilseeds Exporters, and the Paraguayan Soybean, Oilseeds and Cereals Producers Association to begin and expand cooperation in areas of like interest to … Read More »

ASA Presents Meritorious Award to Senator Lincoln

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has presented a Special Meritorious Award to Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) for her support of biodiesel, a cleaner burning fuel made from renewable resources such as soybean oil. “Senator Lincoln has been a strong advocate for soy biodiesel, said ASA President Neal Bredehoeft, a soybean producer from Alma, Mo. “She … Read More »

National Biodiesel Day Marked by Unstable Petroleum Prices

Congressional Leaders Call for Extended Tax Incentive, Renewable Fuels Standard March 18, 2005… Saint Louis, Missouri… Biodiesel and soybean leaders commemorate National Biodiesel Day, March 18, by calling for the passage of bills extending the biodiesel tax incentive, creating a more rigorous Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and instituting a small producer tax credit. The National … Read More »

ASA Urges Congress to Maintain Delicate Balance of Farm Bill Programs

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and more than 200 farm organizations urged the United States Congress to support the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 in a letter delivered today to Congressional budget writers. Signatories of the letter state that, “The new farm law represents a delicate balance by effectively addressing the stability … Read More »