News Releases

Houston Rounds Out ASA Policy Team in Trade Position

May 13, 2020

Washington, D.C. May 13, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) has hired Virginia Houston as the newest member of its Washington, D.C.-based government affairs team. She will start June 1 with the industry’s national policy organization. Houston joins ASA as...


ASA, USB & Soy States Offer #SoyHelp to Overcome Farm Stress

April 30, 2020

Joint campaign during Mental Health Month will offer tips and resources to help farmers stay healthy while dealing with COVID-19 and other farm hardships Washington, D.C. April 30, 2020.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) COVID-19 Task Force conducted a survey...


ASA Among Intervenors in Complaint Against EPA Glyphosate Registration

April 21, 2020

Washington, D.C. April 21, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) and other interested parties have joined together as intervenors to block a challenge that would toss out the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plans to reregister glyphosate. The group filed a...


ASA Survey: Soy Farmers Share C-19 Impacts & Needs; CFAP Well Timed

April 20, 2020

Washington, D.C. April 20, 2020. Stress levels are high among America’s soybean farmers, so much so that the terms “stress,” “anxiety,” and “concerns over mental health” were used dozens of times in an informal survey released this week by the...


Combelic Joins ASA Policy Team to Lead Biofuels & Infrastructure

April 15, 2020

Washington, D.C. April 15, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) has hired Alexa Combelic to join its government affairs team, located in Washington, D.C., starting May 4. Combelic has served in various Hill staff roles the past 10 years, working...


Fish Feast on Soy-based Feed Inside Cambodia’s First In-Pond Aquaculture Raceway

March 19, 2020

WISHH strategic partner, Rathada Farms Hatchery, has placed the first fish in Cambodia into an in-pond raceway aquaculture system, which is a channel for continuous flow of water to grow fish. Importantly, the raceway offers a more controlled environment to...


ASA President’s Message: First Quarter 2020

March 19, 2020

Hello Soy Family, As we wrap up an eventful first quarter of 2020 and move into spring, I want to echo the theme of our recent Commodity Classic, “2020 See Your Future Clearly.” This year we commemorate ASA's 100th anniversary...


ASA, BASF Award Illinois Student with 2020 Soy Scholarship

March 12, 2020

Emma Kuhns of Mason, Illinois, is the recipient of the 2020-21 Soy Scholarship award, sponsored by BASF and the American Soybean Association (ASA). The scholarship is a $5,000 award presented to an exceptional high school senior who excels in both...


ASA Corteva Young Leaders Explore Issues, Participate in Leadership Training

March 11, 2020

St. Louis, Mo. March 10, 2020. The 35th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) Corteva Agriscience™ Young Leaders completed their training Feb. 25 – 29, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas in conjunction with the annual Commodity Classic Convention and Trade...


ASA Recognizes Exceptional Soy Leaders at 2020 Annual Awards Banquet

March 9, 2020

San Antonio. March 6, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) recognized outstanding volunteers and leaders at its annual awards banquet in San Antonio on Feb. 28, awarding individuals for state association volunteerism, distinguished leadership achievements and long-term, significant contributions to the...

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