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!

2021 "Special Edition" Digital Commodity Classic is Here!

Join ASA and other show hosts this week for the 2021 Special Edition of Commodity Classic, delivered digitally direct to your farm March 2-5, 2021.

It's not too late to register, and fee is waived for the first 5,000 farmers thanks to the generous support of sponsors. All other registrants and farmers after the first 5,000 will be charged $20. The registration covers all online educational sessions and events as well as access to all archived sessions through April 30, 2021. Find ASA's schedule here and full Classic schedule here!

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

Soybean Growers Approve 2021 Resolutions

February 25, 2021

Washington, D.C. Feb. 25, 2021. Members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) have completed the organization’s annual resolutions process to set the tone and direction for policy advocacy in the weeks and months ahead. As is typical with any “out with the old, in with the new” activity, the organization aims each year to build... Keep Reading

2020 Global Food Security Index Highlights Significance of WISHH Strategies

February 25, 2021

A new Corteva-sponsored global food security report reinforces the importance of WISHH’s work to connect trade and development. On Feb. 23, the Economist Intelligence Unit released its ninth annual Global Food Security Index, which measures the underlying drivers of food security in 113 countries, based on the factors of affordability, availability, quality and safety and natural resources and resilience.... Keep Reading

Update: Farm Income Report

February 11, 2021

By Scott Gerlt  • ASA Economist USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released its first forecast of the 2021 farm income numbers on February 5. Both net farm income and net cash farm income are expected to fall from 2020 levels but remain above 2016 through 2019 levels. Net cash farm income is a measure of... Keep Reading