News Releases

36th Young Leader Class Kicks Off in Indianapolis

January 7, 2020

Washington, D.C. Jan. 7, 2020. The 36th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) Corteva Agriscience Young Leaders recently began its leadership journey at the Corteva Agriscience Global Business Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Indianapolis training session was the first phase...


Soil Health & Conservation Study Finds Soy Farmers Committed to Conservation

January 6, 2020

Washington, D.C. January 6, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) has released results of a soil health and conservation study conducted through third-party surveys and focus groups in 2019. The key finding of the work is that soybean farmers are...


Soy Farmers Applaud House Passage of USMCA

December 19, 2019

Washington, D.C. December 19, 2019.  Soy growers, other agriculture and business groups have rallied collectively for months to ensure the House of Representatives would pass the “new NAFTA” before the fade of 2019. Today, that critical step has happened. The...


2020 Commodity Classic Show Floor Approaches Sell-Out

December 18, 2019

  Exhibit space at the 2020 Commodity Classic in San Antonio is rapidly reaching sell-out status with more than 380 companies and more than 2,100 booth spaces already committed.  A limited number of prime visibility booths have just reopened and...


Soy Growers Thank Congress for Making Biodiesel Tax End of Year Priority

December 17, 2019

Washington D.C. December 17, 2019. The American Soybean Association (ASA) today thanks Congress and our soybean industry champions for all of their efforts that have resulted in the introduction of a tax package that includes a multiyear biodiesel tax incentive...


ASA Board Elects 2020 Governing Committee

December 16, 2019

St. Louis, MO. Dec. 16, 2019. The American Soybean Association (ASA) Board of Directors elected the leaders who will guide the organization through its 100th year during its annual meeting in St. Louis last week. Bill Gordon (MN) will serve...


Soy Farmers Appreciate USMCA Agreement, Ask for Swift Passage

December 10, 2019

Washington, D.C. December 10, 2019.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi have announced agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “We are very happy to hear...


General Session at Commodity Classic Promises to Inspire and Inform

December 4, 2019

A decorated fighter pilot and best-selling author will be the keynote speaker during the Commodity Classic General Session. The 2020 Commodity Classic will be held Thursday, Feb. 27 through Saturday, Feb. 29 in San Antonio, Texas.  Commodity Classic is the...


Commodity Classic Announces Main Stage Line-Up for 2020

November 25, 2019

Some of the nation’s leading agriculture experts and well-known personalities will be featured on the Main Stage during the 2020 Commodity Classic held Thursday, Feb. 27 through Saturday, Feb. 29 in San Antonio, Texas. Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is...


Trade Stability with Soy’s #2 Market is in Sight if USMCA Passes

November 18, 2019

Washington, D.C. November 18, 2019. Soybean farmers are confident Congress can pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by year end. To encourage the process and show support of the agreement, farmer leaders from throughout the nation’s 30 soybean-producing states will...

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