Weekly News

ASA Welcomes Branstad as Incoming Ambassador to China

Following a vote by the Senate Monday to confirm former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as the U.S. Ambassador to China, American Soybean Association (ASA) President … Read More »

ASA and Valent Offer a New Opportunity for Young People Interested in Ag Policy

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce a new educational program, sponsored by Valent, the “Soy Leaders of the Future.” This program provides … Read More »

Soy Growers Back the Regulatory Accountability Act

The American Soybean Association (ASA) joined a group of agriculture organizations in sending a letter to Senators within the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs … Read More »

Senators Stress Economic Benefits of NAFTA to New U.S. Trade Rep

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) this week led a letter from 18 senators to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer stressing the … Read More »

Administration’s 100-Day China Plan a Step Forward for Soybeans

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes details today from the Department of Commerce regarding the Trump Administration’s 100-Day Action Plan of the U.S.-China Comprehensive Economic … Read More »

ASA Encourages Safe Use of Seed Treatment

The American Soybean Association is reminding growers to take special care to keep treated seeds from entering the supply of U.S. grains and oilseeds. Treated … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Lighthizer to USTR

Following a vote by the Senate today to confirm Ambassador Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois farmer … Read More »

ASA Cheers Creation of USDA Trade Under Secretary, Will Closely Evaluate Reorganization

The American Soybean Association (ASA), which represents growers of the nation’s largest agricultural export, expressed strong support today for the establishment of an Under Secretary … Read More »

Growers Underscore Importance of U.S. Soy Exports to Nation’s Economy

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recently submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and Department of Commerce on the analysis of the trade deficits … Read More »

Biodiesel Tax Credit Co-Sponsors Still Needed

The American Soybean Association (ASA) still needs growers at the state level to contact their members of the U.S. House of Representatives and urge them … Read More »