Archive for June, 2006

ASA Praises 57 Senators for Strong Response to WTO Concerns

ASA President In Geneva To Press on Negotiations The American Soybean Association (ASA) today applauded 57 Senators for sending a strongly worded letter to President George W. Bush making clear that their support for a World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement is dependent on achieving commercially meaningful market access gains and the elimination of trade distorting … Read More »

ASA Rallies Support for New Pro-Biodiesel Legislation

Renewable Fuels and Energy Independence Promotion Act Introduced The American Soybean Association (ASA) today applauded U.S. Representatives Kenny Hulshof (R-MO) and Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) and their cosponsors for introducing the Renewable Fuels and Energy Independence Promotion Act. The bill is key to soybean growers because it would make permanent the biodiesel tax incentive and the … Read More »

ASA Prepares to Celebrate 50 Years in Japan

In 1956, United States soybean farmers set a course to explore and capture the value of a global marketplace. Today, the sons and daughters, grandsons and granddaughters of those pioneers are preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the first overseas office of the American Soybean Association (ASA) in Tokyo, Japan. “The … Read More »

ASA Urges President Bush to Safeguard Interests of U.S. Producers in WTO Negotiations

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today expressed its concerns to President George W. Bush about the present situation in the Doha round World Trade Organization (WTO) agricultural negotiations. U.S. agriculture has strongly supported the Doha round as a means of balancing the global playing field and tackling the many inequities in world agricultural markets. “Reductions … Read More »

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