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Ag Groups Formally Object to EPA Chlorpyrifos Rule, Citing Harm to Growers and Lack of Scientific Basis

October 19, 2021

Washington, D.C., October 19, 2021. This week, more than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Aug. 30 rule to revoke all tolerances of chlorpyrifos. Stakeholders, by law, can object to ...

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ASA Applauds Reps. Plaskett, Baird for Leadership on Animal Biotechnology Regulation

October 7, 2021

Washington, D.C. Oct. 7, 2021  Lawmakers in a letter citing genetic improvements as a “hallmark of agriculture” call on USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock to make improvements that would modernize ...

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Economist’s Angle: What’s Going on With Fertilizer Prices?

September 2, 2021

By Scott Gerlt  • ASA Economist Fertilizer prices have been on a nearly vertical climb the past year with some types almost doubling over the period. Factors on both the supply and demand sides of ...

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Grower Groups Disappointed Neonic Draft BE Does Not Reflect Actual Product Use

August 26, 2021

“Likely to adversely affect” species list inflated as a result Washington, D.C., August 26, 2021. Grower organizations representing a variety of crops are disappointed with the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft biological evaluation (BE) for several ...

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10 Reasons USSEC’s 15 Years Impactful for Soy & U.S. Economy

August 19, 2021

 American Soybean Association & United Soybean Board vision of soy export group proves fruitful as U.S. Soybean Export Council reaches big year and even bigger goals! St. LOUIS, MO (Aug. 19, 2021) – What happens ...

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