News Releases

ASA Congratulates & Welcomes Taylor to Ag Trade Role

May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022. Washington, D.C. The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds President Biden’s nomination of Alexis Taylor to serve as the USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs. Stephen Censky, CEO of ASA, said of Taylor, "Alexis has...

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ASA/WISHH Trains Aquaculture Association Executives in sub-Saharan Africa

May 12, 2022

ASA/WISHH’s latest association development activity trained seven leaders of the Ghana Aquaculture Association (GAA) to support expanding aquaculture production in sub-Saharan Africa. Using USDA Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) funds, WISHH offered customized training on strategic planning, communications and public...

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Soy Farmers Welcome Biden Announcement on Double Cropping Insurance Expansion, Technical Assistance for Precision Ag, Domestic Fertilizer Support

May 11, 2022

Washington, D.C., May 11, 2022. President Biden’s three-pronged announcement to address food affordability and farmer costs amid the Russia/Ukraine conflict is one that America’s soybean farmers can get behind. Brad Doyle, soybean and wheat farmer from Weiner, Arkansas, and American...

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ASA & USB Offer #SoyHelp This May

May 4, 2022

ASA & USB Remind All Farmers: #SoyHelp to Manage Farm Stress Only a Web Click or Social Search Away Joint campaign during Mental Health Month will offer tips and resources to help farmers stay healthy Washington, D.C. May 4, 2022....

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WISHH Partners with ARD, Promotes Research into Global Food Security

April 14, 2022

ASA/WISHH continued its partnerships with academia to promote U.S. soy’s role in global leadership with its attendance at the Association of 1890s Research Directors (ARD) Biannual Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia. At the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore’s (UMES) invitation, WISHH used...

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Soybean Growers Appreciate EPA Denying Backlogged Waivers, Need Ongoing RFS Support

April 8, 2022

Washington, D.C., April 8, 2022. Soybean farmers in the U.S. are pleased by news that close to three dozen small refinery exemptions (SREs) granted by the previous administration in 2019 and later remanded by the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

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Growers Welcome EPA Decision on Enlist, Hope for Continued Progress & Lessons Learned

March 29, 2022

Washington, D.C., March 29, 2022. Grower groups including the American Soybean Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, National Corn Growers Association, and National Cotton Council welcomed and expressed appreciation for an announcement from EPA that will restore use of Enlist herbicides...

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U.S. Ambassador Sees How CAST-Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Adopt New Technologies

March 24, 2022

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia W. Patrick Murphy met with five women aquaculture entrepreneurs who showed him how they are adopting improved aquaculture practices through ASA/WISHH’s USDA Food for Progress-funded Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) project. As part of...

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Corteva Agriscience Young Leaders Explore Issues, Participate in Leadership Training

March 23, 2022

St. Louis, Mo. March 23, 2022. The 38th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) Corteva Agriscience Young Leaders completed their training March 8 – 12, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana, in conjunction with the annual Commodity Classic convention and trade...

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ASA Honors John Gordley with Pinnacle Award

March 12, 2022

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recognized John Gordley with its top honor during a ceremony in New Orleans at Commodity Classic on Friday. The Pinnacle Award is an industry-wide recognition of a lifetime of work that demonstrates the highest level...

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