Archive for February, 2008

ASA and PHC Renew N-Hibit® Partnership Program with Sign-Up Starting at Commodity Classic

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and Plant Health Care, Inc. (PHC) today announced that the “N-Hibit® Partnership” program has been enhanced with a “Satisfaction Guarantee” for the 2008 growing season. The new program provides ASA members and other qualified growers with a risk-free means to evaluate N-Hibit Seed Treatment as a tool to lower Soybean … Read More »

ASA Strongly Oppose Alternative Farm Bill Plan Developed by House and Bush Administration

The American Soybean Association (ASA) expressed strong opposition to an alternative version of the 2008 Farm Bill released today by the leadership of the House Committee on Agriculture and the Bush Administration. “This plan represents unilateral surrender to the short-sighted budget and policy priorities of the Bush Administration rather than a compromise with the farm … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Regulatory Approvals for Next Generation Soybean Seed in Key Asian Countries

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that final regulatory approvals have been received in Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan for Monsanto’s, Roundup Ready 2 Yield™ (MON 89788). U.S. soybean producers anticipate commercialization of this new product in 2009. “These approvals represent significant progress toward commercialization of the technology,” said ASA President John Hoffman, a … Read More »