News Releases

ASA to EPA: We Need a Dicamba Existing Stocks Order Stat!

February 8, 2024

Dicamba Court Order Puts Farmers in Immediate, Costly Bind ASA Imploring Administration to Help Farmers Fast Approaching Spring Planting Season The American Soybean Association—the national advocacy organization for the industry—and 26 soy state affiliates have sent a letter to the...


Illinois Soybean Growers Join WISHH in Cambodia

January 18, 2024

ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program welcomed farmer leaders and staff from the Illinois Soybean Association to Cambodia this week for updates on WISHH's aquaculture and feed activities. The ISA delegation visited Cambodia from Jan. 17-19, engaging...


California’s Proposed Changes to Fuels Program Presents Mixed Bag for Soybeans

January 11, 2024

Dr.  Scott Gerlt • ASA Chief Economist California is the land of redwoods, Hollywood, and renewable diesel. The state accounted for 10% of gasoline consumption and 7% of diesel consumption in the U.S. in 2021.[i] Only Texas consumed more gasoline...


College Students Eligible to Apply for 2024 ASA, Valent Ag Voices of the Future Program

December 22, 2023

The American Soybean Association is now accepting applications for the Valent Ag Voices of the Future program, which will be held July 15-18, 2024, in conjunction with the summer ASA board meeting and Soy Issues Forum in Washington, D.C. The...


ASA/WISHH International Partners Shine at Global Food Security Dialogue

December 21, 2023

ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program recently highlighted its collaboration with international strategic partners, emphasizing the role of U.S. soy in global food security. Supported by the United Soybean Board, WISHH's Take Action for Global Food Security...


Growers Commend Chlorpyrifos Restoration, EPA Commitment to Science-based Process

December 19, 2023

Washington, D.C. Dec. 19, 2023. In response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest announcement that it will restore uses of chlorpyrifos and commit to a science-based review of the pesticide, Alan Meadows, American Soybean Association director and soybean grower from...


Soy Positioned to Fly High Under New SAF Guidance

December 15, 2023

Washington, D.C. Dec. 15, 2023. The U.S. Department of the Treasury has issued long-awaited guidance on the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Credit (40B) established by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), and the news is positive for U.S. soybean farmers. “America’s soybean...


ASA Elects 2024 Executive Committee, Welcomes 14 New Board Members

December 8, 2023

During its annual meeting in St. Louis this week, the American Soybean Association elected the committee members who will lead the organization through the coming year’s top advocacy priorities, including the farm bill, regulatory issues, the importance of the soy...


American Soybean Association Expanding Staff in D.C. & St. Louis

November 22, 2023

Washington, D.C. Nov. 22, 2023. The American Soybean Association is expanding its staff in both the D.C. policy office and the St. Louis headquarters to meet the growing needs of the soybean industry. Joining the advocacy team for the national...


Millions of Soy & Other Agriculture Acres on the Line if EPA Pesticide Proposal Becomes Reality

November 20, 2023

Recently released proposals from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its Endangered Species Act commitments under the pesticide program are causing great concern among soybean farmers. To provide scope for the potential detriment to soy, just one of the proposals alone...

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