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 is Turning 100! Join Us in Celebrating!

The American Soybean Association is celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout 2020. Here’s a list of planned activities. And visit our special 100th anniversary website to see a timeline and photos of key events, photos of all ASA presidents since 1920, old photos of ASA state affiliate activities, congratulatory video messages, family farm bios from across the country, and more. 

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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

ASA’s WISHH Emerging Markets Trade Team Delivers U.S. Soy Protein Four-Point Message

January 21, 2020

St. Louis. Jan 21, 2020. U.S. soybean growers delivered four key soy protein messages to current and potential customers in Cambodia and Myanmar where protein demand is rapidly growing for aquaculture and livestock feeds as well as human foods. The American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health’s (WISHH) Southeast Asia trade team... Keep Reading

Ag Data Transparent Board Meets – 22 Ag Tech Companies Certified

January 16, 2020

The Ag Data Transparent Board of Directors met in December. ASA is a founding member of the Ag Data Transparent (ADT) project, a nonprofit organization) to audit companies' ag data contracts. ADT was created after farm groups and ag tech providers in 2014 agreed upon “The Privacy and Security Principles for Farm Data,” or what... Keep Reading

ASA Accepting Applications for Valent, ASA Ag Voices of the Future Program for College Students

January 16, 2020

ASA is now accepting applications for the Valent Ag Voices of the Future program, which will be held July 6-9, 2020, in conjunction with the summer ASA Board meeting and Soy Issues Forum in Washington, D.C. The Ag Voices of the Future program is for students interested in improving their understanding of major agricultural policy... Keep Reading