The American Soybean Association, United Soybean Board, and soy states want to help farmers who may need a hand managing the stress of life on the farm. This May during Mental Health Month, we continue our outreach to combat farm stress by offering #SoyHelp. Find resources for your area through the link below—or year-round under the “Education & Resources” tab above.
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With support from the Walton Family Foundation, ASA conducted four focus groups and a quantitative survey among ASA members and boards in 13 states surrounding the Mississippi River basin. The results are in- and are positive for conservation!
Our #SoyHelp resources are available for those who may be struggling, whether with situation stress, ongoing depression, thoughts of suicide and more. ASA cares, and we want to be a source of resources and ideas for seeking qualified help.
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Find the answers to FAQs including links to reliable sources on topics from soy health and cooking tips to how we sustain the world through animal diets and soy markets like biodiesel.
Learn about policy issues ASA is working on and which issues need your support.
See how ASA advocate on policy and trade for U.S. soy growers.
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.
Trade is priority #1 for ASA as it pushes to rescind tariffs, open and expand markets for soy export
ASA works on tax credits and RFS implementation to bolster this key secondary market
Dredging the mighty Mississippi and securing funding for inland waterways infrastructure are among ASA T&I priorities
Each year, soybean growers rely on the predictability of the farm safety net provided in the multi-year farm bill. They invest in crop insurance as an affordable and effective risk management tool to prepare for times of crop loss. Farmers turn to Congress for relief in times of unexpected economic disasters that accompany global pandemics or trade retaliation.
ASA works to advance soybean biotech priorities within Congress and regulatory agencies.
With its own comprehensive and ever-evolving protocol, ASA and soy partners support sustainability all along the production chain.
Developments throughout the year bring subtle to serious threats against soy’s future, so ASA is constantly working to protect soy interests
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