News Releases

ASA Among Farm Groups Launching New Resource for D.C. Decisionmakers

February 19, 2020

Washington, D.C. Feb. 19, 2020. Twenty farm groups representing millions of U.S. farmers are publicly launching Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF), a coalition committed to environmental and economic sustainability. This coalition will serve as a primary resource for policymakers...

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USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue to Keynote 2020 Commodity Classic

February 13, 2020

St. Louis. Feb. 13, 2020. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker during the General Session at the 2020 Commodity Classic held Feb. 27-29, 2020, in San Antonio, Tex. The General Session is scheduled for Friday...

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Kunkler Hired to Manage ASA Biotech, Crop Protection Advocacy Efforts

February 6, 2020

Washington, D.C., Feb. 6, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce Kyle Kunkler will join ASA’s policy team Feb. 20 as director of government affairs, with a focus on the biotech and crop protection portfolio. This comes as...

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Soy Leaders Attend USMCA Signing in Support of Trade Deal

January 29, 2020

Washington, D.C. Jan. 29, 2020. Members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) board of directors from five states attended the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement signing ceremony at the White House in celebration of the new treaty. ASA represents soy...

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New “WOTUS” Rule Favorable for Soy Farmers

January 23, 2020

Washington, D.C. January 23, 2020. The Trump Administration has announced replacement regulation for Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS), which was repealed fall 2019. A spokesperson for the administration said during the announcement that the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule, “represents...

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Commodity Classic Discounted Registration Fees End Jan. 29

January 23, 2020

ST. LOUIS (January 22, 2020)—Only a few days remain to take advantage of registration discounts for the 2020 Commodity Classic to be held Feb. 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, is the last day the discounts will...

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ASA’s WISHH Emerging Markets Trade Team Delivers U.S. Soy Protein Four-Point Message

January 21, 2020

St. Louis. Jan 21, 2020. U.S. soybean growers delivered four key soy protein messages to current and potential customers in Cambodia and Myanmar where protein demand is rapidly growing for aquaculture and livestock feeds as well as human foods. The...

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U.S.-Mexico-Canada Reunited by USMCA; Feels Good for Soy Growers

January 16, 2020

Washington, D.C. Jan. 16, 2020. Soy growers, other agriculture and business groups have rallied collectively for months to urge Congress to pass the “new NAFTA.” Today, on Jan.16, it happened! The American Soybean Association (ASA) expresses its strong appreciation to...

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American Soybean Association Celebrates Its ‘First Soy Century’

January 16, 2020

ST. LOUIS, MO—What began on an Indiana soybean farm 100 years ago developed into an organization that quickly grew to be the leading advocate for soybean farmers and foster the building of the U.S. soybean industry— the American Soybean Association...

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Soy Growers Appreciate Tangible Progress with China, Have Renewed Hope for Tariff Resolution

January 15, 2020

Washington, D.C. January 15, 2020.  The soybean industry applauds the Administration for making considerable strides with China in its Phase 1 deal and is hopeful the agreement will lead to additional measures that restore open trade between the two countries,...

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