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 300,000 soybean farmers.
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ASA is Turning 100! Join Us in Celebrating!

The American Soybean Association is celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout 2020. Here’s a list of planned activities. And visit our special 100th anniversary website to see a timeline and photos of key events, photos of all ASA presidents since 1920, old photos of ASA state affiliate activities, congratulatory video messages, family farm bios from across the country, and more. 

Visit the 100th Anniversary Website

What’s Happening at the American Soybean Association

Scroll here for quick links to hot topics, event previews and recaps, Soy Action Center, answers to common consumer questions and more.

Learn about our Key Issues

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 Congratulates the 2020 Regional Winners of the Conservation Legacy Award

February 21, 2020

The American Soybean Association (ASA) congratulates the regional winners of the 2020 Conservation Legacy Award. -Susan and Mike Brocksmith, Vincennes, Ind. (Northeast Region) -Frank Howey, Monroe, N.C. (South Region) -Nancy Kavazanjian, Beaver Dam, Wis. (Upper Midwest Region) -Nicole and Randy Small, Neodesha, Kan. (Midwest Region) Each winner will be recognized at the ASA Awards Banquet... Keep Reading

President’s Proposed FY21 Budget: Mixed Bag for Rural America

February 13, 2020

The White House released the President’s proposed budget for the 2021 fiscal year earlier this week. Provisions are a mixed bag of both good and bad for rural America. Budget proposals can be found here. In the positive category, ASA is pleased to see: -Significant investments in infrastructure, specifically surface transportation ($810 billion) and other... Keep Reading

WISHH-Led Aquaculture Feed Development Builds Demand for U.S. Soy Protein

February 13, 2020

When visionary U.S. soybean growers founded WISHH 20 years ago, they anticipated the global trend of protein playing an essential role in human nutrition. Their vision also built an important foundation for WISHH’s work today, which includes the growth of market systems for aquaculture, poultry and livestock feeds. As U.S. soy’s catalyst in emerging markets,... Keep Reading