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

EPA’s Proposed Biofuels Volumes a Big Miss for Soybean Farmers

July 8, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that the biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuels volumes will not grow. In addition, EPA has again failed to account for the significant gallons lost due to Small Refinery Exemptions, which makes the proposed volume essentially a reduction for biofuels. The proposal sets the 2021 requirement for biomass-based... Keep Reading

ASA/WISHH Monitoring & Evaluation Staff Work to Align Data Management Systems Across Projects

July 18, 2019

ASA/WISHH Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) staff met this week to discuss data collection tools, management systems and reporting guidelines for USDA-funded Food for Progress projects run by WISHH in Cambodia and Ghana. ASA/WISHH’s work in Food for Progress allows U.S. soy to holistically engage in developing markets in order to build capacity and create sustainable... Keep Reading

AMPLIFIES Ghana Partner Isaac Sesi Wins MIT Innovator Under 35

July 11, 2019

ASA WISHH congratulates Isaac Sesi, a strategic partner for the AMPLIFIES Ghana Project who is one of 35 people from around the world selected by MIT Technology Review to be included on its prestigious 2019 list of Innovators Under 35. Through WISHH’s USDA-funded AMPLIFIES, WISHH has connected Sesi Technologies with Ghanaian crop and poultry farmers... Keep Reading