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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.
 

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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

Supplemental Proposed Rule: It Does Account for SREs…But with a Loophole?

October 15, 2019

Washington, D.C. Oct. 15, 2019. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) supplemental proposed rule would indeed estimate future exempted Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volumes, but not as a 3-year rolling average based on actual volumes previously lost through small refinery exemptions (SREs). That solution was supported by the industry to keep the pesky waivers - piling... Keep Reading

WISHH Builds Progress for Eggs and Poultry in Ghana

October 10, 2019

ASA/WISHH is recognizing progress in Ghana’s egg and poultry value chain during World Egg Day on Oct. 11. WISHH’s USDA-funded AMPLIFIES (Assist in the Management of Poultry and Layer Industries with Feed Improvement and Efficiency Strategies) Ghana Project launched the National Egg Campaign in 2017. The strategic partnership laid the foundation for Ghanaian stakeholders to... Keep Reading

ASA/WISHH’s CAST-Cambodia Project Begins Process of Training Aquaculture Farmers, Businesses

October 10, 2019

ASA’s WISHH program began the process of training 200 Cambodian farmers and businesses in the fish production and marketing industries last month. The training is part of the USDA Food for Progress funded Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) project, which is designed to accelerate production of high-demand fish species for the Cambodian market... Keep Reading