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.
Important Info!

Celebrate a Century of Soy!

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. 

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

Soy Growers Appreciate Dicamba to Remain Weed Control Option

October 27, 2020

Washington, D.C. Oct. 27, 2020.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) appreciates that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it will reregister dicamba for 2021 and future use. The product is one of many tools integral to the success of soy growers who face different crop production challenges throughout a diverse growing region spanning 30-plus... Keep Reading

Cambodian Aquaculturist Association Offers Flood Relief Support

October 29, 2020

The ASA/WISHH-supported Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA) is working with hatcheries and other members with operations flooded by recent daily rain downpours. At least 10 CAA members are affected, with one member’s hatchery completely flooded. Widespread flooding has impacted as many as 70% of the ponds in the region served by ASA/WISHH’s Commercialization of Aquaculture for... Keep Reading

WISHH Training Expands Soy Flour Uses with Strategic Partner in World Food Day Video

October 22, 2020

WISHH’s latest training in West Africa opens opportunities for a strategic partner in Ghana to use soy flour to add protein-rich nutrition to a popular cassava-based food. In Africa, an estimated 70 million people are dependent on carbohydrate-heavy cassava as a primary source of food, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Americans are... Keep Reading