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.

What’s Happening at the American Soybean Association

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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

‘Always Earth Day for U.S. Soy’ as Farmers Lead Sustainability & Conservation Efforts

April 22, 2021

St. Louis, Missouri. April 22, 2021. With climate in focus and public interest in environmental footprints taking a front seat, leaders worldwide are driving discussions on innovative ways to reduce emissions, save resources, and put the planet first—and many are asking, “How can agriculture be part of the solution?”   This Earth Day, we recognize... Keep Reading

ASA/WISHH Paves Way for U.S. Soy to Fill Senegal Aquaculture Needs

June 17, 2021

As the aquaculture sector grows across Africa, so does the need for aquafeed and U.S. soy is ready to fill the growth in demand for raw materials. The American Soybean Association’s WISHH program brought three leaders from one of Senegal’s top feed producers to Ghana at the end of May to learn more about aquaculture.... Keep Reading

Soybean Organization Interns Invited to ASA/WISHH Career Virtual Conversation

June 10, 2021

Interns for soybean organizations are invited to ASA/WISHH’s Intern Lunch and Learn from noon to 1 p.m. Central on June 29. Participants can join via Zoom to speak with WISHH staff who will share advice for college students on how to launch a career in agriculture as well as discuss challenges and successes in foreign... Keep Reading