Soybean producers gathered in
"The delegates called for policies that will enhance demand for U.S. soybeans and soy products both domestically and internationally," says ASA President Neal Bredehoeft, a soybean producer from Alma, Mo. "Delegates voted in opposition to any effort to reopen the 2002 Farm Bill. Delegates also expressed support for trade agreements that expand market access for
Other significant additions and modifications covered issues involving crop insurance and a comprehensive monitoring system for Asian soybean rust, a permanent extension of the biodiesel tax incentive, and new language on ASA policies on biotech-enhanced crops.
For an overview of policies adopted, click HERE.