News Releases

WISHH Leaders Witness Soy Demand Building in Cambodia & Myanmar

February 7, 2019

ASA/WISHH’s delegation of U.S. soybean growers recently headed to Cambodia and Myanmar, where they saw first-hand WISHH’s initiatives to build demand for U.S. soy through aquaculture feed, as well as human food. The group participated in the launch of WISHH’s...

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Commodity Classic Announces Renewing of AEM Partnership

February 7, 2019

The National Corn Growers Association, the American Soybean Association and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers announce that AEM will continue their participation in Commodity Classic, now as a partner and member of the event’s new management committee. This farmer-driven partnership...

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With 90-Day Negotiation Period Waning, Soybean Growers Want Resolution

February 7, 2019

Talks are good, purchases are good, but lifting the tariff that China imposed last July on soybean imports from the United States is the only way for U.S. soybean farmers to regain commercial access to the significant Chinese market. “It...

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Monarch Watch

January 31, 2019

After this year’s dramatic decline of the western Monarch butterfly population in North America, a report released earlier this week shows recovery with a 144 percent increase of overwintering colonies in Mexico compared to last season. “This is a very...

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ASA’s WISHH, USDA & Cambodian Government Launch CAST Strategic Partnership for Aquaculture

January 31, 2019

American Soybean Association (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) leaders joined Cambodian and U.S. government officials and partners today in Phnom Penh to launch a strategic partnership that will grow trade and development of Cambodia’s important aquaculture...

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ASA President’s Message—January 2019

January 30, 2019

Hello Soy Family, A new year always brings new challenges and new opportunities, and I believe this is especially true for the soybean industry. I am honored to be the new president of the American Soybean Association and am excited...

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Biodiesel Market in EU Opens for U.S. Soybeans

January 29, 2019

Conservation practices required for U.S. soybean production meet EU sustainability standards, and biodiesel produced from documented soybeans can now be used in the EU, the European Commission has formally announced. The EU requires biofuels to meet a set of sustainability...

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Soy Leaders ‘Engage’ with Biodiesel Industry

January 24, 2019

Representatives from the soybean industry, including 11 ASA directors, attended the annual National Biodiesel Board (NBB) conference this week in San Diego, Calif., where over 800 attendees brought the conference “Engage” theme to life. ASA directors met biodiesel manufactures, fuel...

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Annual ASA Banquet Commodity Classic

January 24, 2019

The annual ASA Awards Banquet brings state affiliates and ASA members from across the country together to celebrate the accomplishments of soy leaders and their outstanding work to benefit U.S. soybean farmers and the entire soybean industry. Awards recognize volunteers,...

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FSA Reopening Offices and Extended Deadline for MFP Applications

January 24, 2019

Secretary Sonny Perdue announced this week that all FSA offices nationwide will reopen beginning on Thursday, Jan. 24.  Additionally, the deadline to apply for the Market Facilitation Program has been extended to Feb. 14. Agricultural producers who have business with...

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