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Soy Growers Talk Farm Bill, Crop Insurance and More with U.S. Ag Secretary Perdue

Soy growers had the opportunity to discuss important issues with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue this week. Both past and present American … Read More »

Senator to Introduce Bill Increasing Funds for Farmer Loan Programs

Sen. John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, is planning to re-introduce a bill to increase maximum loan amounts to grant farmers the … Read More »

ASA, Ag Groups Meet with Secretary Mnuchin to Discuss Tax Reform

This week American Soybean Association (ASA) Washington staff attended and participated in a meeting of agricultural groups at the White House with Treasury Secretary Steven … Read More »

ASA Supports CFTC Nominees

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and a coalition of ag stakeholders sent a letter to the Senate Agriculture Committee, supporting two bipartisan nominees to the … 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 »

ASA, Fellow Farm Groups Urge Appropriators to Adequately Fund FSA Loan Programs

  In a letter this morning to leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and a coalition of farm, … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Funding for Food Research in 2018 Budget

Soy growers are asking Congress that $425 million be included in the FY 2018 budget for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Research Initiative … Read More »

Soy Growers Oppose White House Budget

The American Soybean Association (ASA) signaled strong opposition to proposed cuts in the FY-2018 budget released by the White House this morning. “By shredding our … Read More »

About ASA CEO Steve Censky

Stephen L. Censky is the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) Chief Executive Officer. As ASA’s top executive, Censky is in charge of managing ASA’s legislative, trade … Read More »

Williams Highlights Strengths of Conservation, Biobased Programs in Michigan Farm Bill Hearing

David Williams, a fifth-generation soybean farmer from Elsie, Mich., told Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow and fellow committee members Saturday … Read More »