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Infrastructure: ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’

This week President Trump addressed the need for updated infrastructure in his first State of the Union address. ASA applauded the President's commitment to work with Congress to fashion an initiative that will generate $1.5 trillion in infrastructure investments to upgrade roads, bridges, highways, railways, waterways and broadband. Following the address, the Soy Transportation Coalition … Continue reading Infrastructure: ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’

NAFTA Matters, and Works

As the 6th round of NAFTA negotiations are underway, the agriculture community, along with a wide coalition of business, industry and manufacturing groups are taking to Twitter and utilizing the hashtag #NAFTAWorks to promote NAFTA and tout its success and impact on rural America. Under NAFTA, U.S. soy exports to Canada and Mexico were almost … Continue reading NAFTA Matters, and Works

Improving Rural Prosperity

In April 2017, President Trump issued an executive order establishing the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity “to ensure the informed exercise of regulatory authority that impacts agriculture and rural communities.” Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is chairman of the Task Force, which includes a total of 22 federal agencies and local leaders. In January … Continue reading Improving Rural Prosperity

A Thanksgiving Message from ASA President Ron Moore

Dear Soy Family, Thanksgiving is time for reflection and gratitude. This year I’m especially grateful for your tireless work on behalf of the agriculture industry and soy growers across the country. Agriculture matters; in fact a recent study commissioned by industry groups found that one-fifth of the U.S. economy and a quarter of American jobs … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Message from ASA President Ron Moore