ASA is hard at work on a number of policy, trade and regulatory issues that have a direct effect on your profitability as a soybean grower. Click on issues of interest to connect with ASA’s position, as well as additional background and links to more information.
Trade is priority #1 for ASA as it pushes to rescind tariffs, open and expand markets for soy export
ASA supports maintaining the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to ensure continued investment in the American biofuels industry
Dredging the mighty Mississippi and securing funding for inland waterways infrastructure are among ASA T&I priorities
Each year, soybean growers rely on the predictability of the farm safety net provided in the multi-year farm bill. They invest in crop insurance as an affordable and effective risk management tool to prepare for times of crop loss. Farmers turn to Congress for relief in times of unexpected economic disasters that accompany global pandemics or trade retaliation.
ASA protects soy biotech initiatives, from new seed traits to sensible GMO labeling laws
With its own comprehensive and ever-evolving protocol, ASA and soy partners support sustainability all along the production chain.
Developments throughout the year bring subtle to serious threats against soy’s future, so ASA is constantly working to protect soy interests