USDA Surprises with Latest Production Report

September 15, 2022

By Scott Gerlt • ASA Chief Economist USDA released a U.S. Production report and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) on September 12. The new data showed drops in area and yield for many crops, including soybeans. Area harvested for the new U.S. soy crop dropped from 87.2 to 86.6 million acres, and yields...

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WISHH Joins NASDA to Showcase U.S. Soy in Trade, Development & Global Food Security

September 8, 2022

ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program is working with the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture to update NASDA’s leadership about U.S. Soy’s role in trade, development and global food security. With funding and support from the United Soybean Board, WISHH Executive Director Gena Perry will participate in NASDA’s annual meeting...

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Economist’s Angle: What’s in the Inflation Reduction Act for Soybeans?

September 1, 2022

By Scott Gerlt  • ASA Chief Economist  In the world of economic policy, IRA no longer stands for just “Individual Retirement Account,” but also “Inflation Reduction Act.” This package, signed into law by President Biden September 16, was passed by Congress through budget reconciliation, a method that carries extra restrictions affecting the content and funding...

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