Archive for April, 2008

ASA Supports the Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today expressed its strong support for passage of the Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA). ASA’s announcement of support followed formal action by President George W. Bush yesterday when he sent the Colombia Trade Agreement to Congress for ratification. Congress now has 90 legislative days to either approve or reject the … Read More »

ASA Forms Working Group to Develop Recommendations on Futures Market Performance, Meets with Grain Exchanges

Amid concerns that futures markets are becoming less effective in allowing farmers to manage risk, the American Soybean Association (ASA) has formed a Market Performance Working Group (MPWG) to examine the issues affecting markets and to make recommendations to the ASA Board of Directors on what might be done to improve the situation. The Working … Read More »