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EPA Proposes Revised Plant Incorporated Protectants Rule

September 3, 2020

This week, EPA published a proposed revision to its Plant Incorporated Protectants (PIP) rule to address products derived from new genetic modification technologies such as gene editing and to establish additional exemptions for PIPs based ...


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 ...


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 ...


ASA Pleased with USDA Final Rule on Biotech Crop Approvals

May 15, 2020

Washington, D.C. May 15, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to see the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) announce a final rule updating and modernizing its biotechnology regulations under the Plant Protection Act.  The ...


ASA Comments on Draft CFI Responsible Use of Gene Editing Framework

March 26, 2020

ASA recently filed comments on the Center for Food Integrity’s (CFI) draft responsible use guidelines for gene editing in agriculture, urging the coalition to seek perspective from ag groups, in addition to considering the burden ...

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