News Releases

Economist’s Angle: What’s Going on With Fertilizer Prices?

September 2, 2021

By Scott Gerlt  • ASA Economist Fertilizer prices have been on a nearly vertical climb the past year with some types almost doubling over the period. Factors on both the supply and demand sides of the fertilizer markets have converged...

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Grower Groups Disappointed Neonic Draft BE Does Not Reflect Actual Product Use

August 26, 2021

“Likely to adversely affect” species list inflated as a result Washington, D.C., August 26, 2021. Grower organizations representing a variety of crops are disappointed with the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft biological evaluation (BE) for several neonicotinoid products, including imidacloprid, thiamethoxam...

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10 Reasons USSEC’s 15 Years Impactful for Soy & U.S. Economy

August 19, 2021

 American Soybean Association & United Soybean Board vision of soy export group proves fruitful as U.S. Soybean Export Council reaches big year and even bigger goals! St. LOUIS, MO (Aug. 19, 2021) – What happens when a devoted policy organization...

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ASA Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

August 10, 2021

Washington, D.C. Aug. 10, 2021. Soybean farmers are pleased the United States Senate, after months of across-the-aisle negotiations, voted to pass the bipartisan infrastructure package (H.R. 3684) by a vote of 69-30. Kevin Scott, American Soybean Association (ASA) president and...

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ASA Now Accepting Applications for the Conservation Legacy Awards

August 3, 2021

St. Louis, MO. July 30, 2021. Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. The awards recognize farm management practices of U.S. soybean farmers that are...

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U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) Hits 100 Million Metric Tons Exports Milestone

July 26, 2021

ST. LOUIS (July 22, 2021) – The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), United Soybean Board (USB) and the American Soybean Association (ASA) are pleased to announce that over 100 million metric tons of U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) verified soy has been exported internationally over the seven years...

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ASA Confirms U.S. Soybean Growers to Lead WISHH

July 26, 2021

St. Louis, Missouri. July 26, 2021.  American Soybean Association (ASA) President Kevin Scott has confirmed the election of ASA's World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) officers and committee members for fiscal year 2021-2022. New to the WISHH Committee...

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Soy Growers Frustrated Following SCOTUS Decision, Call on Biden Administration for Help

June 25, 2021

Washington, D.C. June 25, 2021.  Different day, same small refinery exemption (SRE) woes. Soy growers are frustrated following a Supreme Court decision that overturns a 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that found the Environmental Protection Agency had overstepped...

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Soybean Farmers Applaud Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

June 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. June 24, 2021. Soybean farmers are pleased to see a strong bipartisan approach to investing in America’s infrastructure and are supportive of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework agreed upon by senators and endorsed by President Biden. The plan to...

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Soy Growers Applaud Senate Passage of Growing Climate Solutions Act

June 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. June 24, 2021. The Senate has passed the Growing Climate Solutions Act, and soy growers are pleased! The bipartisan bill designed to better manage and support carbon markets would make it easier for farmers and others to navigate...

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