Archive for August, 2008

ASA Shares Concerns and Top Soybean Priorities with Senator McCain

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has shared its views on key issues affecting U.S. soybean farmers with Senator John McCain in advance of the Republican convention September 1-4, in Minneapolis-St. Paul. These issues include farm policy, international trade, tax, energy and environmental policies. “We are concerned by statements that attack the 2008 Farm Bill that … Read More »

ASA Presents Top Soybean Priorities to Senator Obama

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has shared its views on key issues affecting U.S. soybean farmers with Senator Barack Obama in advance of the Democratic convention next week in Denver. These issues include international trade, farm policy, tax, energy and environmental policies. “The United States sells nearly one-half of its annual soybean crop abroad in … Read More »

ASA Welcomes China’s Regulatory Approval for Roundup Ready 2 Yield™

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that final regulatory approval has been received in China for the importation of Monsanto’s second generation Roundup Ready® soybean called Roundup Ready 2 Yield™, also known as event MON 89788, which Monsanto anticipates bringing to the U.S. market in 2009. “China’s approval of the Roundup Ready 2 Yield … Read More »

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