News Releases

ASA Seeks Nominations for Annual Soy Recognition Awards

June 22, 2021

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is once again celebrating exceptional soy volunteers and leaders—and we need your help with nominations! During ASA’s annual awards banquet, individuals will be honored for state association volunteerism, distinguished leadership achievements and long-term, significant contributions...


‘Always Earth Day for U.S. Soy’ as Farmers Lead Sustainability & Conservation Efforts

April 22, 2021

St. Louis, Missouri. April 22, 2021. With climate in focus and public interest in environmental footprints taking a front seat, leaders worldwide are driving discussions on innovative ways to reduce emissions, save resources, and put the planet first—and many are...


WISHH & KSU Advance Cambodian Aquaculture with Soy Feeds Tools

April 21, 2021

ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Program, Kansas State University (KSU) and other partners have collaborated to produce new fish feeding and growth charts. These vital new tools will assist Cambodian fish farmers in their transition from...


Soy Growers Support Bonnie Nomination for FPAC

April 16, 2021

Washington, D.C. April 16, 2021. ASA is pleased with President Biden’s announcement that he will nominate Robert Bonnie to oversee USDA’s Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) mission area as Under Secretary. FPAC is significant to agriculture and includes the Farm...


American Soybean Association & American Farm Bureau Federation: Stepping on Stepped-up Basis Has Big Consequences

April 7, 2021

Washington, D.C. April 7, 2021. Any change in capital gains tax policy that eliminates or scales back stepped-up basis could result in a massive tax burden on the agricultural sector according to new analysis by the American Soybean Association and...


ASA, Corteva Agriscience Announce 38th Young Leader Class

March 29, 2021

St. Louis, Missouri, March 29. Another new class of emerging leaders are honing their skills to serve as the voices for U.S. agriculture through the American Soybean Association (ASA) and Corteva Agriscience™ Young Leaders program.   The 38th class of...


Minnesota Farmer Wins National Conservation Legacy Award

March 18, 2021

St. Louis, Mo., March 17, 2021. The American Soybean Association (ASA) presented Brian Ryberg from Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, with the 2021 National Conservation Legacy Award during a virtual ASA Awards Program on March 16. The Conservation Legacy Awards program is...


ASA Honors Dr. Pengyin Chen with Pinnacle Award

March 17, 2021

St. Louis, Mo., March 16, 2021. The American Soybean Association (ASA) recognized Dr. Pengyin Chen from Sikeston, Missouri, with its Pinnacle Award during an awards ceremony broadcast March 16. The ASA Pinnacle Award is an industry-wide recognition of individuals who...


ASA Honors John Heisdorffer with Distinguished Leadership Award

March 17, 2021

St. Louis, Mo., March 16, 2021. The American Soybean Association (ASA) recognized John Heisdorffer, from Keota, Iowa, with its Distinguished Leadership Award during an awards ceremony broadcast March 16. The ASA Distinguished Leadership Award recognizes a soybean grower or association...


Indiana Student Receives ASA, BASF Soy Scholarship

March 10, 2021

St. Louis, MO. March 9, 2021. Sydney Hefty of Auburn, Indiana, is the recipient of the 2021-22 Soy Scholarship award, sponsored by BASF and the American Soybean Association (ASA).   The scholarship is a $5,000 award presented to an exceptional...

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