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.
 

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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

Soybean Industry Applauds Biotech Executive Order

June 12, 2019

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds the President, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their work to improve the regulatory process for biotechnology by ensuring decisions are transparent, timely and based firmly on sound science, and evaluation of risk. President Trump signed June 11... Keep Reading

ASA WISHH Updates FAS on Cambodia Aquaculture Project

May 30, 2019

A newly constructed aquafeed plant—the first in Cambodia to produce high quality fish feed, will start production in June. The plant will incorporate U.S. soy into fish feed for the ASA WISHH Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) Cambodia project. CAST, a USDA Food for Progress funded project, will accelerate production of high-demand fish... Keep Reading

Risk Management Agency Announces Special Provisions for Cover Crop Terminations

May 30, 2019

The Risk Management Agency announced changes to cover crop termination rules in eight states. According to the May 28 Manager’s Bulletin, “Producers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin have been severely affected by wet weather and muddy field conditions. Additionally, many acres of failed fall-seeded crops, like winter wheat... Keep Reading