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.
 

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

Soy Growers Look to USMCA

May 20, 2019

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed news on Friday that leaders from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada reached a deal which would lift the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, removing a major roadblock to passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. “Soybean farmers welcome the Trump Administration’s decision to reach a deal on tariffs with Mexico... Keep Reading

This Week in U.S. Soy Market Development

May 17, 2019

While several key U.S. trade relationships hang in the balance and tensions mount, USSEC is actively working to grow new markets for U.S. soy worldwide. Just this week, grower-leaders and partners participated in five events bringing together current and potential customers representing significant demand from 30 countries around the world. Here’s what they’re working on: Thailand: The 2019... Keep Reading

Tariff Talk

May 16, 2019

Tariffs are back in the media spotlight—which means soybean growers are, as well. Soy leaders at the state and national levels have fielded scores of interviews this week regarding the U.S.-China trade war, its impact on them, and why our China trade relationship is so critical. Here’s a partial round-up of soy farmers in the... Keep Reading