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

Soy Growers Frustrated Following SCOTUS Decision, Call on Biden Administration for Help

June 25, 2021

Washington, D.C. June 25, 2021.  Different day, same small refinery exemption (SRE) woes. Soy growers are frustrated following a Supreme Court decision that overturns a 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that found the Environmental Protection Agency had overstepped its authority in granting certain Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) blending requirement exceptions to small refineries.... Keep Reading

African Aquaculture Entrepreneurs Net Another Award

July 14, 2021

Congratulations to WISHH strategic partner Flosell Farms, founded by Evans and Florence Danso. The expanding aquaculture enterprise won its second major award in only eight months. In June, Flosell received The West African Regional Achievement Award (TWARM). The honor builds on the Ghanaian Ministry of Food and Agriculture presenting Evans with the Best Fish Farmer... Keep Reading

Minnesota Soybean Hosts ASA/WISHH Strategic Partner & Chair of Cambodian Aquaculturist Association

July 8, 2021

The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council and Minnesota Soybean Growers Association recently welcomed Cambodian Aquaculturist Association Chairman Sok Raden, a strategic partner to ASA/WISHH. Raden visited Minnesota Soybean’s Mankato headquarters and participated in discussions about Minnesota soybean farming, soy in aquaculture feeds, and association management. Minnesota Department of Agriculture Assistant Commissioner Patrice Bailey also... Keep Reading