Archive for October, 2009

ASA Celebrates 90th Year As Grassroots Voice of Soybean Farmers

Member-Driven Association Does Important Policy Work That Soybean Checkoff Cannot Do Soybean farming has changed dramatically since 1920. But even then, decisions made on Capitol Hill were having a direct effect on the production and profitability of soybean farmers. That’s why the American Soybean Association (ASA) was established 90 years ago—and continues to be the … Read More »

ASA Signs Letter of Intent with Taiwanese Buyers

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today signed a Joint Communiqué with Taiwanese grain and oilseed buyers that describes Taiwan’s intentions to purchase 3 million to 3.2 million metric tons (equivalent to 110 to 118 million bushels) of U.S. soybeans during 2010 and 2011. The value of this purchase is estimated to be worth between $1.35 … Read More »