Archive for January, 2012

ASA Supports Resolution to Prevent EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases

The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with 137 other agricultural organizations including 12 state soybean affiliates, sent a letter to Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) supporting her introduction of a resolution of disapproval regarding the decision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to move forward on regulating carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHG) under … Read More »

Statement from the American Soybean Association on State of the Union Address

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Steve Wellman issues the following statement on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: “The president stood before both houses of Congress and the American people to put forth his vision and proposals for strengthening America’s economy. America’s soybean industry plays a vital role in this effort, and tonight … Read More »

ASA & USDA Join Afghanistan’s Ambassador and Business Leaders

Signing Ceremony Launches New Afghan Association for Food and Feed The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials joined Afghanistan’s Ambassador to the U.S. Eklil Ahmad Hakimi and a key Afghan business leader for a signing ceremony. Held at the Afghan Embassy in … Read More »

ASA Statement on President’s Proposed Consolidation of Trade Agencies

St. Louis, Missouri…While the American Soybean Association (ASA) supports initiatives to improve government efficiency and eliminate redundancy, we have strong concerns about at least one aspect of the President’s proposal, and that is with the plan to merge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) with other trade agencies. We believe that USTR should … Read More »

New ASA-WISHH ‘FEEDing Pakistan’ Aquaculture Program Addresses Need for Soy-based Fish Feeds

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program and the Pakistan Fisheries Development Board have started the “FEEDing Pakistan” program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is supporting the three-year effort that will assist Pakistan in using U.S. soybean meal to make high-protein fish feeds. Pakistan has an extensive … Read More »