News Releases

ASA Seeking Nominations for Annual Soy Recognition Awards

June 17, 2024

The American Soybean Association would like to recognize exceptional soy volunteers and leaders and requests your help with candidate nominations. During the 2025 Commodity Classic, individuals will be honored for state association volunteerism, distinguished leadership achievements, and long-term, significant contributions...

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WISHH, Flosell Celebrate Milestones in Ghana

June 13, 2024

This week, farmer leaders from ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program marked the achievements of its enduring partnership with strategic ally Flosell Farms during a tour of its aquaculture facilities in Sogakope, Ghana. Soybean growers from Illinois,...

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ASA Commends House Ag Committee on Farm Bill Progress

May 24, 2024

The American Soybean Association commends the House Agriculture Committee on its passage of the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024. Josh Gackle, ASA president and a soybean farmer from North Dakota, said “We appreciate that Chairman Thompson heard...

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ASA, WISHH & USSEC Welcome USDA FAS Regional Agricultural Promotion Program Funding

May 21, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 21, 2024 — The American Soybean Association, ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program, and the U.S. Soybean Export Council welcome the funding announced today as part of the initial tranche of the U.S. Department...

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Indiana Student Receives ASA/BASF Soy Scholarship

May 21, 2024

Addie Gauck of Greensburg, Indiana, is the recipient of the 2024-25 Soy Scholarship award, sponsored by the American Soybean Association and BASF. The ASA/BASF Soy Scholarship is a $7,000 award presented to an exceptional high school senior who excels in...

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ASA Backs 2024 Farm Bill: A Boost for Soybean Farmers

May 20, 2024

The American Soybean Association today expressed strong support for the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024. In a letter addressed to Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson and Ranking Member David Scott of the House Committee on Agriculture, ASA President...

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ASA Appreciates SAF Feedstock Eligibility Inclusion—but Concerned Strict New Pathway Prohibitive for Northern Soy States

April 30, 2024

The Department of Treasury first recognized soy as an eligible sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) feedstock in initial guidance last December through a Renewable Fuel Standard pathway. Now, additional guidance from Treasury goes a step further to sweeten the value for...

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Soy Growers, Still Bruised by 2018 Trade War, Talk China Before House Ag

March 20, 2024

American Soybean Association President Josh Gackle Invited to Testify on Soy’s Perspective For U.S. soybean farmers, the trade war with China that began more than five years ago does not seem so distant—especially with tit-for-tat tariffs levied during that time...

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Building on Family Roots, Arkansas Farm Couple Wins National Conservation Legacy Award

March 2, 2024

With their crop consulting and plant breeding backgrounds, Brad and Joyce Doyle are continuing a family conservation legacy by using innovative solutions on their Arkansas farm. The Doyles have challenged the status quo for 30 years to make impressive strides,...

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ASA Honors Dr. Gary List with Pinnacle Award

March 2, 2024

The American Soybean Association recognized Dr. Gary List, retired research chemist, with its top honor during an awards ceremony at the Commodity Classic trade show in Houston.   The Pinnacle Award is an industrywide recognition of a lifetime of work...

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