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 300,000 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 Farmers Appreciate USMCA Agreement, Ask for Swift Passage

December 10, 2019

Washington, D.C. December 10, 2019.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi have announced agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “We are very happy to hear a bipartisan compromise has been achieved, and we now encourage our Congressional leaders to swiftly... Keep Reading

Visiting Fellows from Africa, Southeast Asia Visit ASA-WISHH in Collaboration with Mizzou

December 5, 2019

ASA/WISHH recently hosted a group of visiting professionals from Africa and Southeast Asia currently residing at the University of Missouri (UM). The group visit was facilitated by Dr. Ken Schneeberger, director of the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (CAFNR) International Programs in Columbia. ASA/WISHH Regional Director for Africa Josh Neiderman, Program Assistant for... Keep Reading

USMCA Trending on Twitter

November 21, 2019

Last week, ASA participated in USMCA Day of Action, a joint social media push for USMCA ratification resulting in 86 tweets from the Administration, 183 from Congress and nearly 16,000 tweets total, which had the issue trending in D.C. ASA continues urging Congress to pass this important agreement without further delay, both on the Hill... Keep Reading