News Releases

Soy Growers Appreciate Dicamba to Remain Weed Control Option

October 27, 2020

Washington, D.C. Oct. 27, 2020.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) appreciates that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it will reregister dicamba for 2021 and future use. The product is one of many tools ...

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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 ...

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ASA, Ag Groups Petition for Broader Rehearing on Ninth Circuit Dicamba Case

August 6, 2020

Last week, ASA led other farm trade associations in urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to take a broader look at the dicamba case and supported registrant motions for rehearing the ...

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House, Senate Defense Bills Include ASA-Backed Nutrition Provisions

July 9, 2020

Both the House and Senate Armed Services committees have recently passed their 2021 National Defense Authorization Act bills. Each include language supported by ASA that would provide for public comment when issuing food ingredient prohibitions. ...

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Senate Ag Committee Hearing

June 25, 2020

The Senate Ag Committee this week passed by unanimous consent the United States Grain Standards Reauthorization Act of 2020. Earlier this week, ASA and other ag groups sent a letter to Senate Ag Committee Chair ...

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