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

ASA Pleased CFAP Offers Help to Soy – and to Livestock Producers

May 20, 2020

Washington, D.C. May 19, 2020. USDA has released the details of its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), USDA’s $16 billion COVID-19 relief package for agriculture and, upon reviewing those details, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that soybeans are included, as well as livestock, a top customer for soy. ASA President Bill Gordon said,... Keep Reading

ASA, Ag Groups Urge Support of International Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

May 21, 2020

ASA joined other agricultural organizations this week, urging Secretary Mike Pompeo and the U.S. Department of State to promptly release the funds that have been committed to support the International Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), an organization that supports the goal of reducing non-scientific barriers that harm U.S. agricultural exports. IICA’s core mission and... Keep Reading

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

May 21, 2020

Secretary Sonny Perdue this week released details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), U.S. Department of Agriculture’s $16 billion COVID-19 relief package. ASA is pleased that soybeans are included, as well as livestock, a top customer for soy. Producers of soybeans and other eligible commodities can apply for assistance through their local Farm Service... Keep Reading