News Releases

Growers to EPA: Greater Clarity Is Needed on Data Tied to Complaints

December 21, 2021

Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 2021. Grower groups including the American Soybean Association, National Cotton Council and American Farm Bureau Federation are raising questions about data released Dec. 21 by EPA regarding reported dicamba off-target complaints ...

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ASA & AFBF: Growers Frustrated EPA Opted Against Best Science in BEs

November 13, 2021

Washington, D.C. November 13, 2021. “The best available science and data.” It’s a phrase that carries heavy weight—or at least it should, as “the best available science and data” is the standard by which a ...

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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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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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Soybean Farmers Applaud Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

June 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. June 24, 2021. Soybean farmers are pleased to see a strong bipartisan approach to investing in America’s infrastructure and are supportive of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework agreed upon by senators and endorsed by ...

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