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

ASA Sees WOTUS Repeal as Step Towards Regulatory Certainty

September 12, 2019

Washington, D.C. Sept. 12, 2019.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in June 2017 that it would repeal the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and today has followed through on that promise. EPA along with the Department of the Army announced the repeal of the 2015 rule that expanded the definition of... Keep Reading

Ghanaians Gain Knowledge on Poultry Production, U.S. Soy Protein Utilization

September 18, 2019

  Ghanaian professionals spanning across the soybean value chain spent two days learning about poultry production and U.S. soy protein utilization. ASA/WISHH has implemented various soy utilization promotion activities in Ghana, including the five-year USDA funded AMPLIFIES poultry value chain project. A growing middle class in Ghana is leading to a greater demand for quality... Keep Reading

2015 WOTUS Repealed

September 12, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today the repeal of a 2015 rule that expanded the definition of “waters of the United States,” or WOTUS, under the Clean Water Act. The agencies are also modifying the regulatory text that existed prior to the 2015 Rule to end a regulatory... Keep Reading