Weekly News

ASA Supports McKinney, Clovis Nominations at USDA

The American Soybean Association (ASA), which represents growers of the nation’s largest agricultural export, expressed its support today for Ted McKinney to fill the newly … Read More »

USTR Releases NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

This week the Administration released the negotiating objectives for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The objectives are comprehensive and cover most sectors and … Read More »

House Ag Committee Examines Rural Infrastructure Needs

The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on rural infrastructure earlier this week. “From broadband and transportation, to energy, water and research, public investment in … Read More »

ASA DuPont Young Leaders Participate in Hill Visits, Issues Forum

Select members of the 2017 Class of the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) DuPont Young Leader program participated in the third phase of training in Washington, … Read More »

Valent U.S.A. and ASA’s New Ag Voices of the Future Program Offers Students an Education on Ag Policy in Washington, D.C.

Eight college students from five states have completed the inaugural Ag Voices of the Future program hosted in Washington, D.C. The program, sponsored by Valent … Read More »

Censky’s Legacy at ASA Makes Him a Perfect Fit for Deputy Secretary

Following the nomination of Steve Censky by President Donald Trump as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the American Soybean Association … Read More »

ASA Directors, Staff Gather in Washington for July Board Meeting and Issues Forum

In Washington this week, the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) board of directors and other leaders in the soybean industry met for its annual July meeting … Read More »

Soy Growers to U.S. Department of Commerce: Consider Consequences of Restrictions on Steel, Aluminum Trade

Soy growers are urging the U.S. Department of Commerce to consider the consequences to the rest of the U.S. economy and avoid igniting a trade … Read More »

Chinese Buyers to Commit to Large Volume of U.S. Soy

Information courtesy of USSEC.  Soybeans are barely out of the ground on many U.S. farms, but this year’s crop is already in high demand. China … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Swift Confirmation of Doud as Chief Agricultural Negotiator

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is urging the Senate to quickly approve President Donald Trump’s nomination of Gregg Doud, president of the Commodity Markets Council, … Read More »