Farmers, Ag Students Discuss Trade, Sustainability and Effective Leadership

Agricultural industry front runners met in St. Louis this week for the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) 18th annual Soybean Leadership College (SLC), where they discussed the ag outlook for 2018, effective leadership and how to talk to consumers about modern agriculture. SLC provides current and future agricultural industry leaders with training to effectively promote the … Read More »

2018 Commodity Classic Boasts Impressive Schedule of Educational Sessions

Education is a hallmark of Commodity Classic and this year’s schedule is one of the most robust in recent memory. The 2018 Commodity Classic will be held Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.  Attendees can register for all three days or register for one day only. Gerry Hayden, a Kentucky farmer and co-chair of the … Read More »

Commodity Classic Early Registration Discount Ends Jan. 11

Only a few days remain to take advantage of early registration discounts for the 2018 Commodity Classic held on Tuesday, February 27 through March 1, 2018 in Anaheim, Calif. The last day for early registration discounts is Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Lesser registration discounts are available through Jan. 29. Registration fees vary depending on the number … Read More »

Catch the Wave in Anaheim! Registration is Now Open for the 2018 Soy Social & Auction

Be part of one of the most exciting and fun events at Commodity Classic, and join fellow ASA Members as they Catch the Wave at the annual Soy Social & Auction, February 27, 2018. This year’s auction will be held in the Ballroom at the Anaheim Convention Center. Dinner and the silent auction will begin … Read More »

Have You Registered for Commodity Classic? Early Registration Ends January 11!

Registration and housing for the 2018 Commodity Classic, February 27-March 1 in Anaheim, officially opened November 14. The 2018 Commodity Classic will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center. The schedule includes a robust line-up of educational sessions on a wide range of current and relevant topics and issues. Commodity Classic also boasts a huge … Read More »

Announcing the 2018 Soybean Leadership College!

We hope you are planning to attend the 2018 Soybean Leadership College January 9 – 10, 2018! The two-day conference will provide agricultural industry leaders with training to effectively promote the soybean industry, communicate key agricultural messages and work to expand U.S. soybean market opportunities domestically and internationally while networking with growers from across the … Read More »

Soy Growers Brief Congressional Staff on Soybeans, Sustainability

American Soybean Association (ASA) Chairman and Delaware farmer Richard Wilkins traveled to Washington this week to brief congressional staff on the basics of soybean production and how sustainability factors in to the decisions that soybean farmers make at each stage in the production process. Additionally, Wilkins spoke to the essential nature of biotechnology and how … Read More »

Biotech Working Group Meets in Minnesota

The American Soybean Association (ASA) Biotech Working Group met earlier this month in the Minneapolis area to discuss the most pressing issues facing biotechnology and how these challenges impact farming and the soybean industry. Immediately following the meeting, Syngenta representatives hosted the group for dinner and a tour of the Syngenta Seedcare Institute the next … Read More »

FMC joins ASA in Supporting Grower Events to Engage Members in Policy Discussions

The American Soybean Association (ASA) appreciates the generous support provided by FMC over the past few years to help several state associations hold successful meetings to engage members in discussions on key policy and industry issues. The meetings can also provide an opportunity to help non-members become more aware of the association’s work and the … Read More »

Soy Growers Call for a Strong Farm Bill at House Ag Committee Listening Session

The House Agriculture Committee hosted a farm bill listening session on day two of Farm Progress this year, where members of the ag community were invited to provide testimony relating to the upcoming farm bill. Speaking to the committee, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois farmer Ron Moore called for a strong farm bill … Read More »