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ASA Returns to Roots on Aug. 4 to Celebrate 100 Years of Advocating for Soy Growers

July 8, 2020

July 8, 2020. St. Louis, Mo. The American Soybean Association (ASA) will celebrate a century of soybean advocacy this summer with a return to the site where it all began. ASA was formed when brothers Taylor, Noah and Finis Fouts...

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WISHH’s African Poultry Development Work Ahead of Trends in New Analysis

July 2, 2020

WISHH’s groundbreaking work to develop sub-Saharan African poultry, egg and feed value chains is on target for the opportunities identified in a new analysis from Fitch Solutions, a global market intelligence firm. On June 17, Fitch Solutions released their findings...

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ASA to EPA: Approving Gap SRE Waivers Would Deal ‘Devastating Blow to Soybean Farmers’

July 1, 2020

Washington, D.C. July 1, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) this week urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately reject the pending retroactive small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions listed on the agency website and stand with U.S. soybean growers in...

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ASA Applauds as USMCA Takes Effect

July 1, 2020

Washington, D.C. July 1, 2020. After nearly a year of advocating on the Hill and online for a new North American free trade deal, the American Soybean Association (ASA) cheers the implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Mexico is...

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Seeking Applicants for the 2021 ASA Corteva Agriscience Young Leader Program

June 30, 2020

St. Louis, MO. June 30, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) and Corteva Agriscience are seeking applicants for the 2021 ASA Corteva Agriscience Young Leader Program. The Young Leader Program, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience and ASA, is a two-phase educational...

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ASA Now Seeking Nominations for Annual Soy Recognition Awards

June 26, 2020

St. Louis, Mo. June 26, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to recognize exceptional soy volunteers and leaders—and we need your help. During ASA’s annual awards banquet, individuals will be recognized and honored for state association volunteerism, distinguished leadership...

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ASA: Court Decision to Back Existing Stocks Authority is a Solid One

June 20, 2020

Washington, D.C. June 19, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has chosen to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) legal authority and deny a petition that sought to...

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ASA Hires Soy Policy Group’s First On-Staff Economist

June 18, 2020

Washington, D.C. June 18, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to hire Scott Gerlt, who will be the first person to join the organization in the role of economist. Gerlt, who lives in Missouri, starts July 20 and...

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ASA Chairman Appointed to EPA’s Farm, Ranch, & Rural Communities Committee

June 17, 2020

Washington, D.C. June 17, 2020. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has appointed American Soybean Association (ASA) Chairman Davie Stephens, a soybean grower from Kentucky, to its Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC).   Established in 2008, the FRRCC is...

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Grower Coalition Files Amicus Brief to Defend Continued Use of Dicamba Existing Stocks

June 17, 2020

JOINT RELEASE Washington, D.C. June 17, 2020. A coalition of national grower trade associations that represents farmers, ranchers, and their families nationwide is urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to reject an NGO call to invalidate...

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