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 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 Farmers Appreciate USMCA Agreement, Ask for Swift Passage

December 10, 2019

Washington, D.C. December 10, 2019.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi have announced agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “We are very happy to hear a bipartisan compromise has been achieved, and we now encourage our Congressional leaders to swiftly... Keep Reading

Congrats to ASA’s 2020 Governing Committee!

December 12, 2019

Bill Gordon (MN) will serve as 2020 American Soybean Association (ASA) president, following a vote of the ASA board this morning in St. Louis. Gordon previously served as treasurer of ASA and has been a national director since 2012. He’s a fourth-generation farmer. With his father, he grows 50/50 soybeans and corn across 2,000 acres,... Keep Reading

ASA Applauds FCC Investment in Rural Broadband

December 12, 2019

The Agricultural Broadband Coalition (ABC), this week applauded the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) plan to launch a $9 billion 5G fund to make rural broadband expansion a priority. ABC brings together farm groups like ASA and other ag stakeholders. In a statement earlier this week, the coalition welcomed the chairman’s recognition that America’s farmers and... Keep Reading