News Releases

Tidings of Joy for Soy from Several Omnibus Provisions

December 20, 2022

Washington, D.C. Dec. 20, 2022. Santa is not the only one who pitter patters overnight in December; Congress was at work in the wee morning hours of Dec. 20, hammering out an omnibus appropriations bill ...


ASA Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

August 10, 2021

Washington, D.C. Aug. 10, 2021. Soybean farmers are pleased the United States Senate, after months of across-the-aisle negotiations, voted to pass the bipartisan infrastructure package (H.R. 3684) by a vote of 69-30. Kevin Scott, American ...


Soy Growers Pleased with Final 2020 COVID Relief and Omnibus

December 22, 2020

Washington, D.C. Dec. 22, 2020. Congress has now approved H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, and the American Soybean Association (ASA) is very pleased. The long-anticipated coronavirus relief bill, which passed both chambers ...


President’s Proposed FY21 Budget: Mixed Bag for Rural America

February 13, 2020

The White House released the President’s proposed budget for the 2021 fiscal year earlier this week. Provisions are a mixed bag of both good and bad for rural America. Budget proposals can be found here. ...


Risk Management Agency Announces Special Provisions for Cover Crop Terminations

May 30, 2019

The Risk Management Agency announced changes to cover crop termination rules in eight states. According to the May 28 Manager’s Bulletin, “Producers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin have ...