Archive for November, 2010

ASA Seeks Passage of Estate Tax Legislation during Lame Duck Session

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today participated in a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., calling on Congress to enact estate tax legislation before Dec. 31, 2010. Estate tax legislation enacted in 2001 increased the exclusion amount from $675,000 to $3.5 million and reduced the tax rate on estates exceeding the … Read More »

ASA Participates in Biodiesel Fly-In to Encourage Passage of Tax Incentive

In an effort to convey the urgent need for Congress to extend the biodiesel tax incentive, American Soybean Association (ASA) farmer-leaders are participating in a biodiesel fly-in to meet with Members of Congress in Washington, D.C. today. The 111th Congress is rapidly drawing to a close and the decision whether or not to extend expired … Read More »

ASA Participates in Soybean Quality Conference Mission in Asia

Representatives from the American Soybean Association (ASA), American Soybean Association International Marketing (ASA-IM), United Soybean Board (USB), U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), and the University of Minnesota are meeting with soy customers in China and South Korea this week to present the findings of the 2010 U.S. Soybean Crop Quality report. “International soy buyers enthusiastically … Read More »