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’s New Website is Here!

We’re excited to formally launch ASA’s new site next week during our Spring Meetings. There’s still a little construction in progress, so pardon our dust during the soft launch phase this week while we strive to bring you the best possible web resource. We’re checking links and moving things around a bit, but take a look and enjoy!

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

WISHH Highlights Importance of Soy on International School Meals Day

March 14, 2019

ASA’s WISHH shared the importance of U.S. soy on International School Meals Day, March 14. In a message to international development and trade audiences, WISHH emphasized the benefits of U.S. soy and how WISHH connects trade and development by working with governments, non-governmental organizations and businesses. Organizers of the 2019 International School Meals Day had... Keep Reading

Biodiesel: House Committee Discusses Tax Credits

March 14, 2019

The House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee held a hearing this week titled “Temporary Policy in the Internal Revenue Code,” where discussion included the status of tax extenders and the biodiesel tax credit. Several Members of the Subcommittee, including Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) cited...

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EPA Proposes RFS RIN Reforms Along with E15

March 14, 2019

This week the U.S. EPA issued a long awaited proposed rule allowing the year-round sale of 15-percent ethanol blends (E15) and as part of that Proposed Rule also included changes to rules regarding Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), which are the tradable compliance credits for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Proposed reforms to RIN markets include:...

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