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

WISHH’s African Poultry Development Work Ahead of Trends in New Analysis

July 2, 2020

WISHH’s groundbreaking work to develop sub-Saharan African poultry, egg and feed value chains is on target for the opportunities identified in a new analysis from Fitch Solutions, a global market intelligence firm. On June 17, Fitch Solutions released their findings that, “We consider Sub-Saharan Africa to be a promising region for the poultry industry as... Keep Reading

Senate Ag Committee Hearing

June 25, 2020

The Senate Ag Committee this week passed by unanimous consent the United States Grain Standards Reauthorization Act of 2020. Earlier this week, ASA and other ag groups sent a letter to Senate Ag Committee Chair Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow in support of the reauthorization, stating it would, “maintain confidence in our inspection... Keep Reading

CAST Training Shares Management Insights with 7 Cambodian Hatcheries

June 25, 2020

  WISHH’s USDA-funded Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade in Cambodia (CAST) Project recently trained  leaders and staff from seven Cambodian hatcheries, while practicing COVID-19 social distancing and good hygiene. CAST held its first multi-day training on June 10 – 11, offering important management techniques to seven hatcheries from the provinces of Siem Reap, Battambang... Keep Reading