Archive for October, 2010

ASA Thanks Sec. Vilsack for Biofuels Support, Urges Congress to Pass Biodiesel Tax Incentive During Lame Duck Session

The American Soybean Association (ASA) appreciates comments made today by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack on the importance of continuing to develop and expand our domestic renewable biofuels industry, including support for the extension of the biodiesel tax credit and implementation of the Section 9005 Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels. “ASA applauds … Read More »

ASA Withdraws from Leonardo Academy’s Sustainable Ag Standard Development Process

Remains committed to advancing ag sustainability The American Soybean Association (ASA) today announced that it is withdrawing from the Leonardo Academy’s initiative to develop a sustainable agriculture standard for American National Standards Institute. While ASA supports the goal of a sustainable agriculture standard, it has become clear that the Leonardo Academy process is biased against … Read More »