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Soybean Farmers Share 2023 Farm Bill Priorities

May 25, 2022

Washington, D.C., May 25, 2022. The American Soybean Association is excited to share soy’s 2023 Farm Bill priorities. As the House and Senate Agriculture Committees lay the foundation for this pivotal legislation, ASA hopes its initial priorities list will provide...

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Ag Groups Call For Withdrawal of Solicitor General’s Supreme Court Brief on Glyphosate That Would Create a Patchwork of Problems

May 23, 2022

Washington, D.C. May 23, 2022. In a letter to President Biden, 54 agricultural groups expressed grave concern with a recent amicus brief submitted by the U.S. Solicitor General to the Supreme Court advising the court against taking up a case...

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New Farm Conservation Economic Study: EQIP Program Improves Cover Crop Adoption

May 20, 2022

St. Louis, Missouri, May 20, 2022. The American Soybean Association (ASA) recently led an analysis of federal conservation programs to determine which programs were the most beneficial to farmers and led to greater adoption of conservation practices. The economic analysis...

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Arkansas Student Receives ASA, BASF Soy Scholarship

May 20, 2022

St. Louis, Mo. May 20, 2022. Abby Berger of Jonesboro, Arkansas, is the recipient of the 2022-23 Soy Scholarship award, sponsored by BASF and the American Soybean Association (ASA). The ASA/BASF Soy Scholarship is a $5,000 award presented to an...

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ASA Congratulates & Welcomes Taylor to Ag Trade Role

May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022. Washington, D.C. The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds President Biden’s nomination of Alexis Taylor to serve as the USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs. Stephen Censky, CEO of ASA, said of Taylor, "Alexis has...

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ASA Congratulates & Welcomes Taylor to Ag Trade Role

May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022. Washington, D.C. The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds President Biden’s nomination of Alexis Taylor to serve as the USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs. Stephen Censky, CEO of ASA, said of Taylor, "Alexis has...

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ASA/WISHH Trains Aquaculture Association Executives in sub-Saharan Africa

May 12, 2022

ASA/WISHH’s latest association development activity trained seven leaders of the Ghana Aquaculture Association (GAA) to support expanding aquaculture production in sub-Saharan Africa. Using USDA Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) funds, WISHH offered customized training on strategic planning, communications and public...

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Soy Farmers Welcome Biden Announcement on Double Cropping Insurance Expansion, Technical Assistance for Precision Ag, Domestic Fertilizer Support

May 11, 2022

Washington, D.C., May 11, 2022. President Biden’s three-pronged announcement to address food affordability and farmer costs amid the Russia/Ukraine conflict is one that America’s soybean farmers can get behind. Brad Doyle, soybean and wheat farmer from Weiner, Arkansas, and American...

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ASA & USB Offer #SoyHelp This May

May 4, 2022

ASA & USB Remind All Farmers: #SoyHelp to Manage Farm Stress Only a Web Click or Social Search Away Joint campaign during Mental Health Month will offer tips and resources to help farmers stay healthy Washington, D.C. May 4, 2022....

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WISHH Partners with ARD, Promotes Research into Global Food Security

April 14, 2022

ASA/WISHH continued its partnerships with academia to promote U.S. soy’s role in global leadership with its attendance at the Association of 1890s Research Directors (ARD) Biannual Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia. At the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore’s (UMES) invitation, WISHH used...

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