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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 »

House Ag Committee Holds Hearing on Tax Reform

The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing this week to examine tax issues that are of specific interest and impact to agriculture. The hearing provided … Read More »

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

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

Farm Groups Support Estate Tax Repeal

The American Soybean Association (ASA) was among 32 agricultural groups that signed onto a letter to House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) … Read More »