Archive for June, 2009

ASA Strongly Endorses Peterson Provisions in House Climate Change Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today expressed strong support for provisions included by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) in the House climate change bill (H.R. 2454), while stating that it believes that further improvements are needed in the underlying legislation scheduled for consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives. “Chairman Peterson has succeeded … Read More »

ASA Testifies on Flaws in EPA’s Proposed Rule for Renewable Fuel Standard

The American Soybean Association (ASA) provided comments today in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Public Hearing on the EPA’s Proposed Rule for the expanded Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS-2). ASA sees numerous flaws in the approach EPA is using for indirect land use changes in its proposed rule. “ASA has tremendous concerns … Read More »

Applicants Being Sought for 2010 ASA/DuPont Young Leader Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont Business, are seeking applicants for the 2010 Young Leader Program. The Young Leader Program is recognized throughout agriculture for its longstanding tradition of identifying and cultivating the producer leaders who are shaping the U.S. soybean industry. “The Young Leader Program is an exceptional leadership training … Read More »