News Releases

ASA Testifies Regarding Rail Service Issues at Surface Transportation Board Public Hearing

The American Soybean Association (ASA) emphasized the importance of addressing rail service issues and their negative impacts on soybean growers, at a public hearing before … Read More »

Soybean Growers Welcome Introduction of Federal GMO Labeling Legislation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed the introduction this morning of new legislation to establish a federal voluntary labeling standard for foods made with genetically … Read More »

Protecting the Farmer’s Legacy – ASA Announces Succession Planning Workshops

The American Soybean Association (ASA), in partnership with eLegacyConnect, is announcing a series of six regional succession planning education workshops in 2014. The Succession Planning … Read More »

Biodiesel Tax Credit, Section 179 Expensing Included in Senate Finance Committee Chairman’s Tax Extenders Package

ST. LOUIS (April 2, 2014) – As part of its proposed taxed extenders package released yesterday, the Senate Finance Committee included two items critical to … Read More »

Soy Goes Global Inside New Nutritious, Delicious Foods

Guatemalan food company Alimentos Sociedad Anonima (Alimentos SA) launched three soy-based Amelia cream soups in March. Ugandan food maker SESACO Ltd. has introduced SoySip, a … Read More »

World Soy Foundation’s Acre Challenge Campaign Recognizes Top Supporting States

The World Soy Foundation (WSF), the philanthropic arm of the American Soybean Association (ASA), recognizes the top three supporting states of the Acre Challenge Campaign … Read More »

ASA Honors Stabenow with Soy Champion Award

WASHINGTON (March 12, 2014) – The American Soybean Association (ASA) presented Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) with the Soy Champion Award at the … Read More »

Camp Tax Proposal Provides Wins, Challenges for Soybean Farmers

In response to today’s introduction of a comprehensive tax reform proposal from House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.), American Soybean Association President and … Read More »

Drones, Big Data, Waterways, GMO Labeling, Trans Fats and More On Tap During ASA Open Resolutions Process

During the annual meeting of its voting delegates at last week’s Commodity Classic in San Antonio, the farmer members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) … Read More »

Soybean Growers: Current Coexistence Efforts are Working, Enhancements Unnecessary

ST. LOUIS (March 5, 2014) – In comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Iowa farmer … Read More »