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The ASGA recently submitted comments describing how, with more research and technology, we can contribute more toward USDA’s overarching goal of the Agriculture Innovation Agenda to enable American agriculture to increase production by 40 percent by 2050 while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture by 50 percent.
The ASGA recently submitted the below comments describing how, with more research and technology, we can contribute more toward USDA’s overarching goal of the Agriculture Innovation Agenda to enable American agriculture to increase production by 40 percent by 2050 while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture by 50 percent.…Read More
Washington, DC – On February 5, 2020, Dan Younggren of Hallock, Minnesota was elected President, Nate Hultgren of Raymond, Minnesota was elected Vice President, and LaMar Isaak of American Falls, Idaho was elected Treasurer of the American Sugarbeet Growers Association (ASGA) for 2020. The ASGA represents approximately 10,000 growers in eleven producing states. The three were elected by ASGA farmer board members from across the country who gathered for the ASGA annual meeting in Orlando, FL.Read More
We submitted the attached statement for the record for the January 9th hearing in the House Committee on Small Business entitled “Farming in the 21st Century: The Impacts of Agriculture Technology in Rural America.” In the statement, Paul Schlagel, sugarbeet farmer from Longmont, Colorado and Chairman of the ASGA Biotech and Research Committee details…Read More
On August 2, 2019, the ASGA was joined by several agricultural organizations in a letter to USDA in support of a science-based regulatory framework for plant breeding technology. Summary and comments below: On behalf of the farmers, ranchers, processors, cooperatives, and other interests represented by the organizations listed below, we…Read More
With its refreshed site, GMO Answers continues to help visitors find better answers to their questions about agriculture, biotechnology and how our food is grown. As the conversation around GMOs continues to change, the refreshed website is an enhanced platform that allows GMO Answers to better serve consumers. The website’s…Read More
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Feb 6-8, 2020