Archive for August, 2010

ASA Confirms New Board Members to Lead WISHH Program

ASA Confirms New Board members to Lead WISHH Program The American Soybean Association (ASA) has confirmed five new members and extended the appointments of nine other soybean growers to lead ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Program. New appointments to the WISHH Committee are John Heisdorffer of Iowa, Lucas Heinen of Kansas, … Read More »

ASA Supports Changes in USDA’s Biofuel Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that in response to comments received, it was making changes in the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program that will make biofuels produced in facilities located in non-rural areas, as well as those that are foreign-owned, eligible for program payments. The American Soybean Association (ASA) has been pressing for … Read More »

ASA Testifies before Senate Ag Committee on Trade Issues Affecting Soy Exports

The American Soybean Association (ASA) testified today before the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry to present ASA’s views on international trade issues, including the need for Congress to approve pending Free Trade Agreements, extend Presidential Trade Promotion Authority, and normalize financial relations with Cuba. “ASA was pleased with the President’s commitment … Read More »