Archive for August, 2012

ASA Taps 16 Growers from Nine States for WISHH Leadership Team

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Steve Wellman has confirmed 16 soybean growers from nine states to ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Committee in 2012-13. WISHH Committee Members reelected David Iverson of South Dakota as chair and Andy Welden of Michigan as vice chair. Illinois grower Dan Farney is the new treasurer. … Read More »

Farm Bill Now Coalition Unites Nation’s Farm Groups in Push for New Farm Bill

New website, planned events in Iowa, D.C., highlight effort to provide American farmers with certainty, security The American Soybean Association has joined a coalition of 39 of the nation’s foremost agricultural organizations in an effort to raise public awareness of the need for Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before current farm … Read More »

Statement Regarding House Disaster Assistance Legislation

The undersigned farm organizations support finding a path forward to reaching agreement on a new five-year farm bill before current program authorities expire on Sept. 30. We are disappointed that the House Republican leadership has decided to not move forward with the House Agriculture Committee’s bill before adjourning for the August recess. That bill would … Read More »