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
This post was written by John Gordley in the ASA Washington office and will appear in the next issue of American Soybean Magazine. Now that it’s 2018, it’s a good time to examine the landscape for federal policymaking in the coming year. We at the American Soybean Association are pleased to provide a look at Congress’ … Continue reading What’s on Tap in Washington in 2018
Today ag groups and growers across the country are making calls and taking to Twitter and other social media platforms to call on President Trump, Secretary Ross and Trade Representative Lighthizer to stay in the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, which is key to growing international markets for soybeans and all … Continue reading Taking Action: #Farmers4NAFTA
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
The past two weeks have been anything but uneventful for agriculture in Washington, D.C. Below is a wrap up of major happenings, and what they mean for soy growers across the country. Secretary Perdue The agriculture community hailed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue’s confirmation as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture by the … Continue reading Beltway Wrap Up
ASA had a successful 2016, furthering policy objectives of soy growers across the country.