The American Soybean Association (ASA) represents U.S. soybean farmers on domestic and international policy issues important to the soybean industry. ASA has 26 affiliated state associations representing 30 soybean-producing states and more than 500,000 soybean farmers.

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ASA continually works on a number of policy, trade and regulatory issues affecting the future of soy. Click on issues of interest for ASA’s position, background info, and information links.

Latest News

ASA Now Accepting Applications for the Conservation Legacy Awards

June 27, 2022

ST. LOUIS (June 24, 2022) — Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. The awards recognize farm management practices of U.S. soybean farmers that are both environmentally friendly and profitable. Are you using a reduced tillage practice on your farm?... Keep Reading

Double-Crop Soybeans and Crop Insurance

June 2, 2022

By Scott Gerlt  • ASA Chief Economist  Soybeans in the United States are grown in one of two ways: as a single crop or as a double (second) crop. Single-crop soybeans are the only crop harvested from the field during the growing season. Double-crop soybeans are grown and harvested following the harvest of another crop,... Keep Reading

New Report Details ASA/WISHH’s Cambodian Aquaculture Project Successes

June 2, 2022

ASA/WISHH’s latest semi-annual report on the Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST)-Cambodia project details the continued success of WISHH’s work in Cambodia. The report to USDA, which funds the Food for Progress Project, covers Oct. 1, 2021-March 31, 2022. It notes, this “period has been the busiest ever for CAST. People became more willing... Keep Reading