Archive for December, 2018

Soybean Growers Appreciative of WOTUS Announcement

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers have developed a proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that takes into account comments by ASA and other impacted stakeholders that aim to protect our waterways while offering a workable solution for farmers. Soybean … Read More »

Soy Growers Pleased With Stability & Support New Farm Bill Will Provide

ASA today congratulated the House and Senate Agriculture Committees and Congressional leadership on release of a conference report that reflects a broad consensus of support for the “Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.” ASA strongly supports this legislation and urges the House and Senate to approve it this week so it can be enacted before Congress … Read More »

ASA WISHH Deepens Aquaculture Programming in Cambodia

ASA’s Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) Project made progress as Chief of Party Jim Hershey spent most of November in Southeast Asia meeting with project partners, fish producers and feed mills that buy U.S. soybean meal, such as CP Foods. The largest feed mill and poultry producer in Cambodia, CP imports about 50,000 … Read More »

Farm Bill Details Begin to Surface

Leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees continue to keep most provisions of the farm bill agreement-in-principle they reached last week under wraps, waiting for the Congressional Budget Office to score some last-minute changes to make sure the bill is budget-neutral. In addition, Congress and the President have agreed to fund federal agencies for … Read More »

Congratulations to the 2019 ASA Governing Committee

Davie Stephens, of Clinton, Ky., will serve as 2019 American Soybean Association (ASA) president, following a vote of the ASA board this morning in St. Louis. Stephens previously served as secretary of ASA, and has been an ASA national Director since 2012. He was elected to represent his fellow farmers on the Kentucky Soybean Association … Read More »

General Session at Commodity Classic Promises to Inspire and Inform

The General Session at Commodity Classic is one of the most highly-rated experiences during the three-day farmer-driven event—and the 2019 version promises to be as well. The 2019 Commodity Classic will be held Thursday, February 28 through Saturday, March 2 in Orlando, Fla. Keynote speaker for Friday’s General Session will be Christine Cashen, known worldwide … Read More »

Soybean Growers Relieved to Hear Positive Trade News from G20

The American Soybean Association (ASA) was pleased to hear positive reports from the G20 Summit Saturday night that President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have potentially agreed to deescalate the current trade friction by not raising tariffs further while negotiations continue. According to a White House statement, China has also agreed to purchase more … Read More »

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