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 500,000 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

‘Always Earth Day for U.S. Soy’ as Farmers Lead Sustainability & Conservation Efforts

April 22, 2021

St. Louis, Missouri. April 22, 2021. With climate in focus and public interest in environmental footprints taking a front seat, leaders worldwide are driving discussions on innovative ways to reduce emissions, save resources, and put the planet first—and many are asking, “How can agriculture be part of the solution?”   This Earth Day, we recognize... Keep Reading

Economist’s Angle: A Snapshot of U.S. Farm Operators

May 6, 2021

By Scott Gerlt  • ASA Economist  Agricultural producers provide food, feed, fuel and fiber for the world. The United States is fortunate to have supply chains that reliably get products from the farm, process them and deliver the products to grocery stores for consumers. However, this means that most Americans don’t have the opportunity to... Keep Reading

WISHH Feed Mill Work is Key for West African Poultry and Aquaculture Growth

May 6, 2021

Poultry and aquaculture feeds are a top priority for WISHH’s 2021 focus in West Africa. In aquaculture, WISHH is leading a feasibility study of a new fish feed mill to supply several of the French-speaking countries in West Africa. Using USDA Agricultural Trade Promotion funding, WISHH commissioned an African aquaculture expert to evaluate the regional... Keep Reading