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.

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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

U.S. Soy Achieves Record Export Volume for 20/21 Marketing Year

December 2, 2021

ST. LOUIS (Dec. 2, 2021) — U.S. Soy set a new record for exporting more product in more international markets than ever before, the United Soybean Board, U.S. Soybean Export Council and American Soybean Association announced today. During the 20/21 market year, a record 61.65 MMT of whole soybeans shipped to markets across the globe, at... Keep Reading

ASA/WISHH World Food Prize Event Showcases Global Value of Associations

October 21, 2021

  ASA/WISHH’s World Food Prize virtual side event highlighted the unique role of strong agricultural associations to cultivate economic opportunities for their members as well as improve global food security. ASA Director Morey Hill, an Iowa soybean grower and WISHH executive committee member, shared his association insights alongside Ghana Women in Poultry Value Chain President... Keep Reading

WISHH-Led Training Strengthens Aquaculture in Africa

October 14, 2021

ASA/WISHH continues to boost the growth of African aquaculture development this October through its latest trainings for regional entrepreneurs. With the support of USDA Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) funds, WISHH is convening 15 entrepreneurs from seven countries across the continent in Ghana, where they are learning from WISHH technical experts as well as one another.... Keep Reading