Archive for May, 2007

ASA and NBB Applaud House Bioenergy Proposal

The American Soybean Association and the National Biodiesel Board today applauded House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) for proposing to reauthorize and double funding for the CCC Bioenergy Program in the 2007 Farm Bill. “Chairman Peterson is a true champion of the U.S. biodiesel industry,” said ASA President Rick Ostlie, a soybean farmer from … Read More »

ASA Praises Senate Approval of WRDA

Soybean Growers Seek Rapid Conference Approval The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauded the Senate’s 91-4 approval last night of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (WRDA). ASA called for a rapid conference between the House and Senate versions of WRDA so soybean growers can realize long-awaited infrastructure improvements to the nation’s waterways that transport … Read More »