Archive for September, 2007

ASA Praises Senate for Approving WRDA Conference Report

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauded the Senate’s overwhelming approval of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) conference report. Monday night, the Senate voted 81-12 to approve the ASA-supported legislation, which sends it to the White House for the President’s signature. ASA has long championed WRDA legislation because it is vital to improve and modernize … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Positive EU Safety Decision for LibertyLink® Soybeans

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a positive safety opinion on the LibertyLink® soybean (A2704-12) from Bayer CropScience. This is a critical regulatory milestone in the European Union (EU) approval process that moves closer the commercialization of an additional biotech-enhanced soybean seed trait for U.S. … Read More »