Weekly News

Minnesota Growers at Send Off for Soybeans to WISHH Project in Afghanistan

Minnesota Soybean farmer-leaders and staff met at the Albert Lea Seed House on Feb. 1 to witness the final preparations of soybean seeds that will make a 7000-plus-mile journey to Afghanistan. U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) transport planes will fly the 2,517 bushels of seeds to the ASA/World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) … Read More »

WISHH Committee Treasurer Visits ASA

Dan Farney, Illinois Soybean Association secretary and treasurer of the WISHH Committee, visited the ASA offices on Jan. 2, where he met with WISHH management staff and the ASA accounting department. Dan was elected treasurer of committee at its July 2012 meeting. The WISHH Committee, is a standing committee of ASA, consists of 16 members … Read More »

ASA All-Star Recruiters – Get Ready to Get Your Game On!

ASA is once again conducting an All-Stars Recruiter Tournament. ASA is giving recruiters—the best-of-the-best recruiters in the country—an opportunity to show who are the ultimate recruiters. The Top 128 recruiters are matched up for a head-to-head membership recruiting competition based on state levels in five brackets. The winner of each bracket will receive a trip … Read More »

Join ASA’s Quarterly Recruiting Challenges for Members, State Associations

A new quarterly recruiting challenge for all ASA members and state associations is giving the chance to win prizes like an Amazon Kindle Fire, iPad Mini or Sony Flip video camera. Eligibility: Any member who recruits or renews 10 members during a quarter will be entered in a drawing to win the quarterly prize. For … Read More »

Update on Mississippi River Lower Water Levels

ASA, the waterways industry, agriculture industry partners, and other stakeholders continue to closely watch water levels on the Mississippi River and work to prevent a severe disruption in barge traffic. In response to concerns raised by industry stakeholders, the Corps of Engineers expedited issuance of contracts to begin removing rock pinnacles in the Mississippi River … Read More »

ASA Announces Membership Marketing Growth and Engagement Grant Winners

ASA is pleased to announce the winners of the first round of funding for the ASA Membership Marketing Growth and Engagement Grant program sponsored by AGCO. The Membership Marketing Growth and Engagement Grant Program promotes recruiter and member development and grassroots advocacy through innovative programs and activities. First round grant winners are: Michigan Soybean Association – … Read More »