Archive for July, 2006

ASA Disappointed Over Doha Collapse

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today expressed disappointment over the suspension of the Doha round of World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations. The announcement to suspend talks was made today in Geneva, Switzerland, after a meeting of the G6 countries failed to reach an agreement on important market access issues. The G6 includes the United States, … Read More »

ASA Applauds Senate Passage of WRDA

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds Senate passage of S. 728, the Water Resources Development Act of 2005 (WRDA) by a voice vote last night. Passage of legislation to improve U.S. transportation infrastructure has been a top ASA priority, and for many years the Association, its state affiliates and grassroots members have worked tirelessly for … Read More »

ASA Announces 2006-2007 Officers and Committee Assignments

The Board of Directors of the American Soybean Association (ASA) has confirmed Richard Ostlie from Northwood, North Dakota, as President, and Bob Metz from West Browns Valley, South Dakota, as Chairman. Board members also elected John Hoffman from Waterloo, Iowa, to serve as First Vice President, an office that places Hoffman in line to be … Read More »