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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 ...


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 to EPA: We Need a Dicamba Existing Stocks Order Stat!

February 8, 2024

Dicamba Court Order Puts Farmers in Immediate, Costly Bind ASA Imploring Administration to Help Farmers Fast Approaching Spring Planting Season The American Soybean Association—the national advocacy organization for the industry—and 26 soy state affiliates have ...


Growers Commend Chlorpyrifos Restoration, EPA Commitment to Science-based Process

December 19, 2023

Washington, D.C. Dec. 19, 2023. In response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest announcement that it will restore uses of chlorpyrifos and commit to a science-based review of the pesticide, Alan Meadows, American Soybean Association ...


Millions of Soy & Other Agriculture Acres on the Line if EPA Pesticide Proposal Becomes Reality

November 20, 2023

Recently released proposals from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its Endangered Species Act commitments under the pesticide program are causing great concern among soybean farmers. To provide scope for the potential detriment to soy, just ...

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