Archive for January, 2007

ASA Champions Role for Biodiesel in President’s Plan

Alternative Energy Also Highlighted in Democratic Response The American Soybean Association (ASA) praised the recognition of biodiesel in President George W. Bush’s State of the Union Address. ASA will continue to champion support of biodiesel with the Administration and Congress for extension of the biodiesel tax incentive beyond 2008, as well as an expanded role … Read More »

Knehans Joins ASA as Executive Director, Grower & Industry Relations

Stephen L. Censky, Chief Executive Officer of the American Soybean Association (ASA), announced that Wendell Knehans has joined the Association staff as Executive Director, Grower & Industry Relations. “Wendell comes to ASA with 21 years of marketing and management experience in the seed and agricultural chemical industry,” Censky said. “His familiarity with agriculture, expertise in … Read More »

ASA Applauds Introduction of Pro-Biodiesel Tax Incentive on First Day of New Congress

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today applauded U.S. Representatives Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) and Kenny Hulshof (R-MO) for introducing the Renewable Fuels and Energy Independence Promotion Act. Pomeroy and Hulshof made the legislation their first bill in the 110th session of Congress that opened today. The bill is key to soybean growers because it would make … Read More »

ASA and John Deere Encourage Growers to Sign Up for Precision Agriculture Education Program and Contest

The grower leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA), in partnership with John Deere, are encouraging soybean growers to sign up for the “Reach for the Stars” program that will provide U.S. soybean growers with opportunities to learn more about precision ag systems. “Before February 2, 2007, growers should go to to request a … Read More »