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.

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ASA Confirms New WISHH Executive Committee

August 4, 2022

American Soybean Association President Brad Doyle has confirmed the election of ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program officers and committee members for the upcoming year. Officers are Roberta Simpson-Dolbeare (ASA-IL) who will serve as Chair, Morey Hill (IA) as Vice Chair, Bob Haselwood (KS) as Treasurer, and Craig Williams (IN) as Secretary.... Keep Reading

Soybean Acres Disappear in the June Acreage Report

July 7, 2022

By Scott Gerlt  • ASA Chief Economist Christmas for crop market analysts comes several times a year with presents delivered by USDA. As markets unwrapped their June 30th Acreage Report gift, they were met with a surprise. Found inside the packaging was a larger reduction in soybean acres than had been anticipated. The trade estimates... Keep Reading

WISHH & State Department Fellow Provide Aquaculture Training to Expand Market for U.S. Soy-based Feeds in sub-Saharan Africa

July 7, 2022

  ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program continues its strong aquaculture partnerships in sub-Saharan Africa. WISHH partnered with Tanzania-based Aqua-Farms Hatcheries to deliver a one-week training to 20 tilapia hatchery managers, technicians, and researchers. WISHH is at the forefront of aquaculture development in the region, providing technical support to entrepreneurs and improving... Keep Reading