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

Soybean Industry Birthplace Alive with Excitement as ASA Marks 100 Years

August 4, 2020

Aug. 4, 2020. St. Louis, MO. The American Soybean Association (ASA) has returned to its roots to celebrate a century of coordinated efforts and ensuing successes on behalf of U.S. soybean growers. With support from the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the family who helped launch one of the nation’s strongest agricultural advocacy offices, ASA celebrated... Keep Reading

ASA, Ag Groups Petition for Broader Rehearing on Ninth Circuit Dicamba Case

August 6, 2020

Last week, ASA led other farm trade associations in urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to take a broader look at the dicamba case and supported registrant motions for rehearing the case. The original decision made by a three-judge panel in June vacated the dicamba registrations, siding with arguments filed by... Keep Reading

Ag Groups Urge USTR to find Bilateral Resolution with Mexico Regarding Seasonal Produce

August 6, 2020

ASA joined a diverse group representing various sectors of the ag industry this week on a letter urging U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to pursue a negotiated bilateral resolution addressing trade distorting policies that may be contributing to unfair pricing in the U.S. market and causing harm to U.S. seasonal and perishable producers in... Keep Reading