Archive for January, 2006

ASA Applauds DOE/USDA Announcement to Map the Soybean Genome

Offers Great Advancements for Nutrition, Biodiesel, Disease Resistance and More The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to sequence the soybean genome. Decoding the DNA of the soybean, Glycine max, is important to the world’s most valuable legume crop because it charts a course for soybeans … Read More »

ASA Announces 2006 Conservation Legacy Awards Regional Winners

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the four regional winners for the 2006 ASA Conservation Legacy Awards Program: Northeastern Region: Richard Kohlhagen, Kohlhagen Farms in Rensselaer, Ind.; Southern Region: Steve Gamble, Steve Gamble & Sons Farms in Sardinia, S.C.; Western Region: Keith Thompson, Thompson Farms LLC in Osage City, Kan.; and Midwestern … Read More »

ASA/DuPont Young Leaders Complete Training at Pioneer Hi-Bred Int’l

34 members of the 2005 class of the American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young Leaders recently completed their training at the Johnston, Iowa, headquarters of Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., a DuPont business. These future agricultural leaders took part in sessions that reviewed the concept of leadership and management and critically examined key issues impacting the … Read More »