Archive for October, 2011

ASA Supports Revenue-Based Farm Program

Sends Joint Letter with NCGA and NFU to Agriculture Committees October 19, 2011…Saint Louis, Missouri…The American Soybean Association (ASA) today called on the Congressional Agriculture Committees to consider moving to a revenue-based farm program when they make further recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on Budget Reduction by Nov. 1. “The realities of the current … Read More »

ASA Celebrates Congressional Passage of Free Trade Agreements

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is celebrating Congressional passage of the U.S. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with South Korea, Colombia and Panama that represent nearly $3 billion of additional agriculture exports to these trading partners. ASA applauds President Barack Obama and Congress for working together to reach a final vote and urges the Administration to … Read More »

Farm Groups Urge FCC to Conduct Additional Testing on LightSquared

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and a coalition of 12 other national producer groups that represent American farmers and all major crop commodities are urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to conduct additional targeted testing to ensure that any potential commercial terrestrial services offered by LightSquared will not cause harmful interference to Global Positioning Satellite … Read More »

ASA Calls for Swift Congressional Approval of FTAs

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds the Obama Administration for transmitting to Congress today implementing legislation for the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. ASA now calls on Congress to swiftly pass the FTAs so they may enter into force as soon as possible. The trade agreements combined represent nearly $3 … Read More »