Archive for October, 2012

ASA Outlines Priorities for Enhanced United States-European Union Trade

St. Louis, Mo… As the governments of the United States and the European Union (EU) explore ways to enhance trade between our countries, including through a potential free trade agreement (FTA), the American Soybean Association (ASA) has provided its views to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). As soybeans represent the nation’s largest … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Enactment of U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement

St. Louis, Mo… The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed this week’s announcement from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative that the free trade agreement (FTA) between the U.S. and Panama will enter into force on October 31. ASA congratulates the government of both countries for their work on the FTA, a longstanding priority for … Read More »

President Obama, Governor Romney Weigh In on Soybean Industry Priorities to ASA

With the national spotlight on the race for the White House, the American Soybean Association (ASA) reached out to President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney for each candidate’s points of view on issues critical to soybean farmers. President Obama and Governor Romney offered their positions on the farm bill and crop insurance, … Read More »

CHS Foundation Assists World Soy Foundation

Report Finds New Opportunities to Help Youth through Soy Dairies St. Louis…The World Soy Foundation today released a new report Strengthening Soy Dairy Microenterprises: Opportunities and Obstacles for the Youth of Guatemala. The CHS Foundation provided funding for the study that offers recommendations based on the progress of Guatemalan communities assisted by the World Soy … Read More »

New AchieveLinks Program Delivers Rewards for ASA and its Members

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is proud to announce that the AchieveLinks rewards program is now available to all its members. AchieveLinks is the unique rewards program created exclusively for associations. Just by making the same purchases ASA members already make for their business and personal life, they will earn valuable Links reward points that … Read More »

Visionary African Chef Joins Washington D.C. Chef

High School Students See Healthy Taste for Soy Go to Africa and Back to America Many cooks in the kitchen was the recipe for delicious and nutritious foods today at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va. Senegalese healthy foods school founder Ali Baba Gueye and Victor Albisu, a member of the State Department Diplomatic … Read More »

Statement on Expiration of the 2008 Farm Bill

The 2008 law governing many of our nation’s farm policies expired on Sunday, September 30th, and the 2012 Farm Bill needed to replace it is bottled up in Congress. While the Senate and the House Agriculture Committees were both able to pass their versions of the new farm bill, the full House was unable to … Read More »