Economist’s Angle: Title I Adjustments Could Enhance Effectiveness of the Farm Safety Net

May 4, 2023

By Scott Gerlt • ASA Chief Economist  Title I of the farm bill provides the portion of the farm safety net that assists farmers through major market shocks. This requires program trigger levels be high enough to provide benefits when needed and that payment rates are sufficient to enable solvency. The effective reference price (ERP)...

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New ASA/WISHH Committee Members Highlight World Trade Month!

May 3, 2023

In conjunction with World Trade Month this May, the American Soybean Association has announced two new members have been appointed to its World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program committee. Soybean growers Heather Feuerstein of Belding, Michigan, and Daniel Adams of Eddyville, Kentucky, join WISHH in support of its work connecting trade and development...

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WISHH to Sponsor Interns’ Attendance at Aquaculture Ghana Conference

April 6, 2023

The ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program is sponsoring five interns from WISHH partner Flosell Farms to participate in Aquaculture Ghana, an aquaculture industry conference taking place at the World Trade Center in the capital city of Accra this month. USB support already allows WISHH to serves as a platinum sponsor of...

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