CREAATE-ing Opportunities for U.S. Soy

As the nation’s leading farm export, ASA strongly supports doubled funding for the Market Access Program (MAP) and the Foreign Market Development Program (FMD), both of which support the critical work of the soybean industry in both new and existing foreign markets. That's why ASA supports the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and … Continue reading CREAATE-ing Opportunities for U.S. Soy

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Soy Growers are Still Tariff-ied

Over the last month President Trump has imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 and more recently announced approximately $60 billion in tariffs on China under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. China is by far the world’s biggest importer of U.S. soybeans, … Continue reading Soy Growers are Still Tariff-ied

CREAATE-ing Opportunities for Soy Trade and Exports

This week Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) along with Sens. Angus King (I-Maine), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) introduced the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act, legislation that would double funding for the Foreign Market Development program and the Market Access Programs. ASA works together with the U.S. Soybean … Continue reading CREAATE-ing Opportunities for Soy Trade and Exports

Pursuing Priorities

Next week ASA’s board of directors will be in Washington DC to continue pursuing soybean’s aggressive policy agenda with the administration and 115th Congress. Chief on the agenda during hill visits is trade expansion, the upcoming farm bill, tax reform, biodiesel demand, regulations and infrastructure. TRADE: Enhance U.S. trade relations with other countries, including NAFTA … Continue reading Pursuing Priorities