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.
Important Info!

Celebrate a Century of Soy!

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. 

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

So Nice He’s Doing It Twice: Censky Returning to Soy

September 18, 2020

Washington, D.C. Sept. 18, 2020. After serving as the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture since October 2017, the man who led the American Soybean Association (ASA) for 21 years is returning to the helm of the grower group. Stephen Censky will leave USDA to assume the chief executive officer role at ASA. Censky will come... Keep Reading

ASA/WISHH and Texas A&M Partner for ‘Huge Understanding’ of Aqua Feeds

September 10, 2020

ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program recently trained strategic partners from four African countries on improved feed production—making great strides on its strategy for improving local fish feed production and processing. Using funds from USDA’s Foreign Market Development and Agricultural Trade Promotion Programs, WISHH paid registration costs for 15 African aquaculture... Keep Reading

ASA/WISHH Delivers Virtual Food Engineering Expertise to Key Central American Accounts

September 3, 2020

This year, COVID-19 international travel restrictions gave ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program the opportunity to re-envision how to deliver food engineering consulting services to food and beverage companies in El Salvador, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Honduras. These experts bring valuable insights to WISHH’s strategic partners, helping them move to... Keep Reading