MEETING THE DEMANDS OF A GROWING WORLD

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.

What’s Happening at the American Soybean Association

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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

Ag Groups Formally Object to EPA Chlorpyrifos Rule, Citing Harm to Growers and Lack of Scientific Basis

October 19, 2021

Washington, D.C., October 19, 2021. This week, more than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Aug. 30 rule to revoke all tolerances of chlorpyrifos. Stakeholders, by law, can object to pesticide tolerance changes or cancellations, and the EPA Administrator must then respond. In the coalition letter, objectors from across the... Keep Reading

WISHH-Led Training Strengthens Aquaculture in Africa

October 14, 2021

ASA/WISHH continues to boost the growth of African aquaculture development this October through its latest trainings for regional entrepreneurs. With the support of USDA Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) funds, WISHH is convening 15 entrepreneurs from seven countries across the continent in Ghana, where they are learning from WISHH technical experts as well as one another.... Keep Reading

New Global Food Security Index Underscores the Importance of Protein

October 14, 2021

Economist Impact released the 10th annual Global Food Security Index (GFSI), which shows that populations with diets that lack quality protein and micronutrients, and where access to drinking water is limited, score worse in food security. Sponsored by Corteva Agriscience, the GFSI revealed a decline in global food security for the second consecutive year during the pandemic.... Keep Reading