Archive for April, 2007

ASA Calls for Improved Farm Safety Net, Biodiesel and Healthy Oils Incentives in 2007 Farm Bill

In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee today, American Soybean Association (ASA) First Vice President John Hoffman outlined the economic opportunities and challenges facing U.S. soybean growers, and called on Congress to ensure an adequate safety net for soybean farmers; support the growing U.S. biodiesel industry; and create an incentive for the production of soybeans … Read More »

ASA Hails House Passage of WRDA

Legislation Championed by Soybean Growers for Many Years The American Soybean Association (ASA) today hailed House passage of H.R. 1495, the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (WRDA). The bill passed by an overwhelming margin of 394 to 25 on Thursday night. ASA, and soybean farmers across the country, have been working tirelessly for many … Read More »

American Soybean Association Applauds Korean Trade Agreement

Offers Immediate Duty-Free Treatment to Soybeans and Soybean Meal The American Soybean Association (ASA) lauded a trade agreement reached with the Republic of Korea for creating landmark opportunities for U.S. soy, meat, and poultry exports. ASA leaders had numerous discussions with U.S. negotiators prior to conclusion of the historic free trade agreement on April 1. … Read More »