Archive for October, 2007

ASA Applauds Completion of Senate Farm Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today applauded approval by the Senate Agriculture Committee of its proposal for the 2007 Farm Bill. ASA President John Hoffman, a soybean farmer from Waterloo, Iowa, said that “ASA appreciates action by the Senate Agriculture Committee in reporting a bill, and urges its early consideration by the full Senate, so … Read More »

ASA Raises Concerns about Policy Priorities in Proposed Senate Farm Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry has scheduled a mark-up to consider their proposed Farm Bill for tomorrow, but is raising several concerns about policy priorities in the proposed bill, and with the level of support provided for key soybean programs. “ASA commends … Read More »


The American Soybean Association (ASA) initiated a letter today to President Bush from 12 farm organizations urging a correction to the severe imbalance in the current agriculture text in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha negotiations. The groups expressed deep concern with the status and direction of the Doha round of WTO agricultural negotiations. ASA … Read More »

ASA Announces College Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the 2008-09 Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) Scholarship. The SOY Scholarship is a one-time $5,000 award to an eligible High School senior who plans to declare agriculture as a degree area of study at the University of their choice. The award is to be used directly for … Read More »