Leadership Programs

American Soybean Association Seeks Candidates for Soy Scholarship

The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to give a scholarship to a high school senior interested in pursuing agriculture. The Soy Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time award presented to a high school senior who plans to pursue agriculture as an area of study at any accredited college or university in the 2019-20 academic year. The … Read More »

Soy Leaders Participate in Advocacy Training

A new group of soy leaders headed to Washington, D.C. this week to learn more about being an effective advocate for their farms and the entire industry. The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) fourth class of Advocacy Communications Team (ACT) members spent the week learning how to share their story, advocate on issues that affect their … Read More »

Leadership At Its Best Program Begins in North Carolina

Soybean farmer-leaders from 12 states met this week in Raleigh, N.C., for Part I of the 2018-19 ASA Leadership At Its Best program, sponsored by Syngenta. This valuable program recognizes up-and-coming soybean farmer-leaders and provides them with extensive training to further develop their leadership skills and provide additional education on communications, strategic planning, forecasting, media … Read More »

Young Leaders Participate in Hill Visits, Soy Issues Forum

Ten members of the 2018 Young Leader Class, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, participated in the third phase of training in Washington, D.C. last week. The training included participation in the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) Board of Directors Meeting and Soybean Issues Forum, as well Hill visits with their state delegations. Young … Read More »

Ag Voices of the Future Program Offers Students an Education on Ag Policy

A select group of 10 college students from nine different states completed the Ag Voices of the Future program this week in Washington, D.C. The program is sponsored by Valent U.S.A. and the American Soybean Association (ASA) and gives the students an inside look at how agricultural policies are made in Washington. The students received … Read More »

Students Head to Capitol Hill for Ag Policy Education

A select group of 10 college students from nine different states completed the Ag Voices of the Future program this week in Washington, D.C. The program is sponsored by Valent USA and the American Soybean Association (ASA) and gives the students an inside look at how agricultural policies are made in Washington. The program also … Read More »

Seeking Applicants for the 2018-19 Young Leader Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont are seeking applicants for the 2018-19 Young Leader Program. The Young Leader Program, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™ and ASA, is a two-phase educational program for actively farming individuals and couples who are passionate about the future possibilities of agriculture. The women and men … Read More »

Applications are Now Being Accepted for the Valent and ASA Ag Voices of the Future Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is now accepting applications for the Ag Voices of the Future program, sponsored by Valent USA. This program is for young people interested in improving their understanding of major policy issues that impact soybean farmers, the importance of advocacy, and careers that can impact agricultural policy. The Ag Voices of … Read More »

Leadership At Its Best Class Graduates in Washington

Farmers from 13 states graduated from the 2017-18 American Soybean Association (ASA) Leadership At Its Best program this week in Washington, D.C. The Leadership At Its Best program is sponsored by Syngenta and develops leadership, communication and advocacy skills in farmers who have already shown potential to be strong leaders through the positions they hold … Read More »