MEETING THE DEMANDS OF A GROWING WORLD

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

Soy Growers Support Bonnie Nomination for FPAC

April 16, 2021

Washington, D.C. April 16, 2021. ASA is pleased with President Biden’s announcement that he will nominate Robert Bonnie to oversee USDA’s Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) mission area as Under Secretary. FPAC is significant to agriculture and includes the Farm Service Agency, which manages commodity programs and the Conservation Reserve Program; the Risk Management Agency,... Keep Reading

New USDA Reports Affirm WISHH’s Strategies in Central America

April 15, 2021

WISHH’s work is on the right track for U.S. soy in Central America. Two new USDA reports feature Guatemala and El Salvador as important countries for U.S. agriculture even as the countries face the challenges of COVID-19. WISHH’s ongoing strategies in the countries capitalize on the opportunities to grow U.S. soy’s presence in human foods.... Keep Reading

Cambodian Aquaculturist Association Leads Again!

April 8, 2021

The ASA/WISHH-supported Cambodian Aquaculturist Association’s (CAA) membership continues to grow in numbers as well and leadership for the industry. CAA’s ranks now include 318 fish farmers, sellers, wholesalers, feed millers and distributors, as well as other industry representatives in Cambodia’s growing aquaculture sector. Founded in September 2020, the young association also continues to demonstrate its... Keep Reading