Other Key Issues

ASA, Fellow Farm Groups Urge Appropriators to Adequately Fund FSA Loan Programs

  In a letter this morning to leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and a coalition of farm, … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Funding for Food Research in 2018 Budget

Soy growers are asking Congress that $425 million be included in the FY 2018 budget for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Research Initiative … Read More »

Soy Growers Oppose White House Budget

The American Soybean Association (ASA) signaled strong opposition to proposed cuts in the FY-2018 budget released by the White House this morning. “By shredding our … Read More »

About ASA CEO Steve Censky

Stephen L. Censky is the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) Chief Executive Officer. As ASA’s top executive, Censky is in charge of managing ASA’s legislative, trade … Read More »

Williams Highlights Strengths of Conservation, Biobased Programs in Michigan Farm Bill Hearing

David Williams, a fifth-generation soybean farmer from Elsie, Mich., told Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow and fellow committee members Saturday … Read More »

Congressional Budget Package Rejects Cuts Proposed for Ag Programs, Includes Funds for Consumer Biotech Education

House and Senate negotiators reached agreement on a $1 trillion appropriations bill for FY-2017 that will fund the federal government through September. The agreement rejects … Read More »

ASA and Soy Aquaculture Alliance Visit Congress

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and the Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA) recently met with Congressional staffers, along with a surprise visit from Rep. Tim Walz … Read More »

Soy Growers Look to White House Task Force to Lead on Key Issues

ASA welcomed today’s establishment by the White House of a task force to address the challenges facing America’s farmers. According to an executive order issued … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome Perdue to USDA

ASA on Tuesday congratulated former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue on his confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the Trump Administration … Read More »

Soy Growers Continue Urging Support for Food for Peace, McGovern-Dole School Feeding Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA) signed onto a letter that was sent this week to the Senate Appropriation Agriculture Subcommittee urging them to maintain at … Read More »