News Releases

ASA Selects Gena Perry as WISHH Executive Director

February 23, 2022

St. Louis, MO. Feb. 23, 2022. The American Soybean Association (ASA) announces Gena Perry as executive director of ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program. Perry, who currently serves as project director global strategy, will be promoted Feb....

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Ag Groups Suing EPA Over Agency’s Ignoring Science & Safety Findings

February 11, 2022

Chlorpyrifos revocation rule does no good for human health, is harmful to farmers & farm co-ops Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 2022. When the government agency entrusted with making science and evidence-based decisions to protect human health ignores the findings of...

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Now Accepting Applications for Valent, ASA Ag Voices of the Future Program for College Students

February 10, 2022

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is now accepting applications for the Valent Ag Voices of the Future program, which will be held July 11-14, 2022, in conjunction with the summer ASA Board meeting and Soy Issues Forum in Washington, D.C....

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Ag Groups Suing EPA Over Agency’s Ignoring Science & Safety Findings

February 10, 2022

Chlorpyrifos revocation rule does no good for human health, is harmful to farmers & farm co-ops Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 2022. When the government agency entrusted with making science and evidence-based decisions to protect human health ignores the findings of...

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U.S. Soybean Farmers Weigh in on Vilsack’s Rural Climate Initiative

February 7, 2022

Washington, D.C. Feb. 7, 2022. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new $1 billion investment in partnerships that support climate-smart farming, ranching and forestry practices and that expand market opportunities for those climate-smart commodities to increase their competitive edge....

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ERS’ Estimates of Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Agriculture

February 3, 2022

The China trade war in 2018 and 2019 had a large effect on U.S. agriculture and was particularly devastating for soybeans. USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released a report this month at the behest of the House Committee on Appropriations...

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Soy Growers Want Off EPA’s Deadline Merry-Go-Round

January 28, 2022

EPA has finalized a rule that pushes the deadline for oil refiners to comply with 2020 and 2021 blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which the agency previously extended in April. The agency last delayed compliance deadline reporting...

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ASA/WISHH Partner Nets 30% Profit Increase with CAST Support

January 27, 2022

  ASA/WISHH’s Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) – Cambodia’s work with fish producer and wholesaler Chin Long has resulted in his fish sales increasing from 1 ton per day to an average of 1.2 tons per day. The...

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Agriculture and Green Industry Groups Reaffirm Glyphosate Safety & Public Benefits Following Court Oral Arguments

January 11, 2022

Washington, D.C., Jan. 10, 2022. Groups representing agricultural growers, retailers, landscaping, and golf course professionals responded with strong support for continued access to glyphosate following Monday’s oral arguments in litigation regarding the registration of glyphosate. The 10 groups, cited below, are...

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Agriculture and Green Industry Groups Reaffirm Glyphosate Safety & Public Benefits Following Court Oral Arguments

January 11, 2022

Washington, D.C., Jan. 10, 2022. Groups representing agricultural growers, retailers, landscaping, and golf course professionals responded with strong support for continued access to glyphosate following Monday’s oral arguments in litigation regarding the registration of glyphosate. The 10 groups, cited below,...

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