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.
 

What’s happening at the American Soybean Association

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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

USMCA Necessary for Soy: Report Does Not Convey Full Scope of Benefits

April 19, 2019

While the International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) demonstrated marginal increases in agricultural exports, the value of USMCA to soybean producers goes beyond the pages released yesterday. The report is a good tool, yet it does not account for valuable non-tariff provisions in the “new NAFTA” –or look back historically... Keep Reading

U.S. Soy Farmer Engages with Mexican Customers

April 18, 2019

ASA and USSEC Director Stan Born traveled to Mexico last week to participate in Experiencing Today’s U.S. Soy Advantage. Mexico is a major international destination for U.S. soy. During the most recent marketing year, Mexican customers imported more tonnage of whole U.S. soybeans, soybean meal, and soybean oil combined than any other country, except for... Keep Reading

Resources for Farmers to BeSure! About Best Stewardship Practices this Spring

April 18, 2019

Bees and butterflies are buzzing as spring is in the air. It’s that time of year again: planting season! Farmers today rely on neonicotinoid products as a tool to manage destructive insects, increase yields and boost revenues, but they are also committed to the importance of protecting bees and the surrounding environment. This spring, farmers... Keep Reading