Archive for April, 2010

ASA Says President Obama’s Main Street Tour Highlights Role of Biofuels

The American Soybean Association (ASA) says President Barack Obama’s visit today to POET Biorefining in Macon, Mo., highlights the role the biofuels industry can play in the creation of green jobs and drive economic development while benefiting the environment. The visit also underscores the urgent need for Congress to quickly pass a retroactive extension of … Read More »

ASA Announces C.A.B. Campaign—Call About Biodiesel

It’s time to plant soybeans and corn across much of the United States, and the American Soybean Association (ASA) is encouraging farmers to pick up their cells phones and make calls next week, April 26-30, from their tractor cab to promote passage of a retroactive extension of the vital biodiesel tax credit. “Call your Senators … Read More »

U.S. Soybean Production Sustainability Highlighted on Earth Day

As we celebrate Earth Day, the American Soybean Association (ASA) today salutes the contributions U.S. soybean farmers are making to improve the environment while sustainably producing food, feed, and fuel. “The world depends heavily on adequate supplies of food and energy, both of which are being produced sustainably from soybeans grown in the United States,” … Read More »

ASA Submits Research Priorities at NIFA Workshop

The American Soybean Association (ASA) submitted comments representing the interests of U.S. soybean farmers at today’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) workshop on stakeholder priorities in the area of Plant and Pest Biology. ASA’s research, education and extension priorities were presented to NIFA administrators and other stakeholders during the workshop in Washington, D.C. … Read More »

ASA Announces 2012 Farm Bill Working Group

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is already gearing up for the 2012 Farm Bill by establishing a 2012 Farm Bill Working Group to develop policies key to the future of all U.S. soybean growers. ASA producer-leaders recently met with House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) to discuss his plans to hold preliminary hearings on … Read More »