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

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What’s on Tap in Washington in 2018

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

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

Beltway Wrap Up

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