Archive for April, 2011

U.S. Soybean Growers – Tell Us Your Conservation Story – Enter the 2012 Conservation Legacy Awards

The Conservation Legacy Awards program, sponsored by the American Soybean Association (ASA), BASF, Monsanto, the United Soybean Board and the Corn & Soybean Digest magazine, is looking for those soybean farmers who should be recognized for their outstanding environmental and conservation practices. It is open to all U.S. soybean farmers. “America’s farmers are some of … Read More »

ASA Applauds USTR work that Paves the Way for Panama Trade Agreement

The American Soybean Association (ASA) expresses appreciation to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Ron Kirk who today said his office has completed its preparatory work on the U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and stands ready to begin technical discussions with members of Congress on the draft implementing bill and draft statement of administrative action. ASA urges … Read More »

ASA Testifies on the Effectiveness of Ag Export Promotion Programs

American Soybean Association (ASA) Chief Executive Officer Stephen Censky testified today before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture, which is reviewing export promotion programs and their effectiveness in expanding exports of U.S. agricultural products. Soybeans and soybean products are our country’s number one export commodity. Last year, the United … Read More »

ASA Applauds Action Plan that Paves the Way for Colombia FTA

The American Soybean Association (ASA) expresses appreciation to President Barack Obama and his team of negotiators who successfully completed an Action Plan to resolve the issues that have held up the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The trade agreement will create new opportunities for American farmers and ranchers in the Colombian market. U.S. soybean farmers … Read More »