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

Soy Growers Want Off EPA’s Deadline Merry-Go-Round

January 28, 2022

EPA has finalized a rule that pushes the deadline for oil refiners to comply with 2020 and 2021 blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which the agency previously extended in April. The agency last delayed compliance deadline reporting for small refineries to Jan. 1, 2022, saying the delay was a result of not... Keep Reading

2022 Soybean Leadership Academy

January 20, 2022

This year’s Soybean Leadership Academy featured interactive learning opportunities with industry leading speakers, along with soybean grower and staff leaders from across the country—and even a bit of sunshine. Last week in Bonita Springs, Florida, more than 100 grower leaders and staff took part in the two-day training, designed to provide tools and techniques that... Keep Reading

Collaboration is Currency for WISHH and its Strategic Partners

January 20, 2022

ASA’s Soybean Leadership Academy provides a training program for soy industry leaders, in addition to networking opportunities. One track focused on the theme "Race for Relevance in a Rapidly Changing Environment." Led by speaker and author Mary Byers, the executive leader track focused on tools associations can use to continue innovating and adapting to the... Keep Reading