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.

What’s Happening at the American Soybean Association

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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/WISHH’s Virtual Technical Assistance Reaches Asian Soyfoods Entrepreneurs

January 21, 2021

ASA/WISHH kicked off 2021 with four days of virtual technical assistance consultations for Asian soyfoods entrepreneurs who reported the training helped them gain valuable information on extrusion and more to expand their businesses. WISHH executed the virtual trainings as part of its United Soybean Board-funded “Mobilizing Entrepreneurs to Expand U.S. Soy Utilization in Developing and... Keep Reading

2021 Soybean Leadership Academy

January 14, 2021

The two-day 2021 Soybean Leadership Academy program held virtually this week featured interactive learning opportunities with industry-leading speakers and soybean grower and staff leaders from across the country. 164 participants took part in the training, designed to provide tools and techniques that enable state and national soybean board and association leaders to be more effective,... Keep Reading

WISHH’s Ugandan Supply Chain Partner Expands Market Reach into Kenya

January 14, 2021

SESACO Ltd., WISHH’s Uganda-based supply chain partner and longtime importer of U.S. defatted soy flour, is making major moves to expand its market reach to include cities in neighboring Kenya. The U.S. soy customer recently sent a team of five SESACO leaders to Kenya to convince new customers that soy flour can save them money... Keep Reading