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ASA Survey Paints Harsh Reality of ESA Herbicide Strategy on Soy Farmers

February 21, 2024

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed pesticide registration plans to meet its Endangered Species Act obligations that could significantly affect farmers’ livelihoods. With U.S. soybean farmers concerned over the impacts of these proposals, which include ...


Houston: Home of the Astros, Astronauts—& ASA!!!

February 20, 2024

Okay, maybe Houston is not the permanent home of the American Soybean Association, but it is for three glorious days during the 2024 Commodity Classic, “New Frontiers in Agriculture!” As you pack for Houston and ...


2024 Commodity Classic: Double the Opportunity to Hear Directly from the Country’s Key Leaders on Agriculture Priorities

February 16, 2024

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 16, 2024). In an unprecedented opportunity for Commodity Classic attendees, both United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan will keynote the General Session of ...


ASA Applauds EPA Existing Stocks Order for Dicamba Ahead of Soy Planting

February 14, 2024

Washington, D.C. Feb. 14, 2024.  With millions of dollars of product on the line and few fast alternatives available before spring planting, the American Soybean Association is exceptionally appreciative of the Environmental Protection Agency’s swift ...


ASA Survey Shows Herbicide Strategy Compliance Difficult for Farmers

February 8, 2024

Scott Gerlt, PhD and Kyle Kunkler The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed several pesticide registration plans that could significantly affect farmers’ abilities to utilize herbicides. EPA is responsible for approving registrations on pesticides in the ...

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