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.

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Apply Now for the 2022-23 ASA Corteva Agriscience Young Leader Program

July 1, 2022

St. Louis, MO, July 1, 2022. If you’re passionate about agriculture and ready to hone your skills and network to become a leader in the industry, the American Soybean Association and Corteva Agriscience are looking for you to apply for the next class of ASA Corteva Young Leaders! The Young Leader program, sponsored by Corteva... Keep Reading

ASA/WISHH Continues a Busy Summer of Successful Trade Teams

June 29, 2022

Through ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program, summer trade teams continue to flourish this season as strategic partners and entrepreneurs around the globe visit with U.S. soybean growers, attend training programs, and exchange information on the benefits of U.S. feed and food grade soybeans. This June saw trade teams from Asia and... 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