Archive for September, 2010

ASA Disappointed and Frustrated With Senate Inability to Extend the Biodiesel Tax Credit

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today expressed extreme disappointment and frustration with the United States Senate for its inability to extend the Biodiesel Tax Incentive that expired on December 31, 2009. The Senate voted 41-58 against a motion to suspend the rules and accept an amendment offered by Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) to enact a … Read More »

ASA Expresses Appreciation for Disaster Assistance

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today expressed appreciation after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will provide assistance to producers of soybeans and other crops who suffered losses due to high moisture conditions in 2009. “ASA strongly supported efforts by Senators Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) and Thad Cochran (R-MS) to compensate soybean … Read More »