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

ASA Congratulates the 2021 Regional Winners of the Conservation Legacy Award

March 5, 2021

The American Soybean Association (ASA) congratulates the regional winners of the 2021 Conservation Legacy Award.   Jason Russell, Monticello, Iowa (Midwest Region)  Brian Ryberg, Buffalo Lake, Minnesota (Upper Midwest Region) Danny Murphy, Canton, Mississippi (South Region) Jim Isley, Palmyra, Michigan (Northeast Region) Each winner will be recognized at the virtual ASA Awards program on March... Keep Reading

USDA Report Recognizes ASA/WISHH Results in ‘East Africa’s Economic Powerhouse’

March 5, 2021

USDA’s new Global Agricultural Information Network Report recognizes ASA/WISHH’s results in Kenya, which it describes as East Africa’s economic powerhouse. The USDA analysis finds Kenya home to a fast-growing population and middle class, as well as an expanding food service and modern food retail sector. “The market development activities by U.S. cooperators in Kenya and... Keep Reading

WISHH Partnership Offers 38 Ways for African Aquaculture Industry to Learn About Soy Feeds

March 5, 2021

WISHH is partnering with Aquaculture Africa Magazine (AAM) to deliver a series of free webinars and trainings for Africa’s aquaculture industry in March and April. The partnership includes 17 webinars, 17 feature sessions highlighting news and trends in Africa’s academic research institutions, and four dedicated training sessions that will include input from the WISHH team.... Keep Reading