MEETING THE DEMANDS OF A GROWING WORLD

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

Protein Plays an Essential Role in Global Nutrition

October 17, 2019

By 2050, the world population will reach an estimated 9 billion people, creating demand for protein that is much higher than it is today. To nourish society as a whole, U.S. soy, in concert with animal agriculture, plays an important role in global food security by offering a reliable supply of high-quality protein. Together, it’s... Keep Reading

Cambodian Feed Millers Learn to Manage Purchases as U.S. Soy Exports Increase

October 17, 2019

As Cambodian feed millers increase purchases of U.S. soybean meal, they're looking for smarter ways to buy. In October, two representatives from a Cambodian feed mill attended the Northern Crops Institute (NCI) Soy Procurement course, where they learned how to develop a risk management plan for their mill to establish predictable prices. During the course,... Keep Reading