Archive for April, 2006

President Bush Backs Biodiesel

President George W. Bush today touted biodiesel as a key component of his plan to confront high fuel prices. A farmer-leader of the American Soybean Association (ASA) participated in a renewable fuel summit hosted by the Renewable Fuel Association (RFA) today in Washington, D.C., where the President announced his plan. “It’s truly rewarding to hear … Read More »

ASA and Chinese Officials Sign Agreement in Washington D.C.

Trade and Cooperation Planned with Top Export Market for U.S. Soybeans The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) President signed an agreement yesterday in Washington, D.C., that promotes long-term trade and cooperation with China. In a Capitol Hill trade conference, ASA President Bob Metz signed the memorandum of understanding with Cao Xumin, President of China’s Chamber of … Read More »

ASA Outlines Potential of Offshore Aquaculture for Senate Committee

On behalf of its 25,000 soybean producer-members, the American Soybean Association (ASA) today outlined for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation the tremendous potential and benefits that offshore aquaculture could bring to U.S. soybean farmers and seafood consumers. The ASA is supporting legislation to establish a regulatory framework for commercial aquaculture in … Read More »