News Releases

ASA Welcomes Nomination of Michael Regan for EPA Administrator

December 18, 2020

Washington, D.C. December 18, 2020 – The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Michael Regan to serve as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. ASA farmer-leaders appreciate his record of being a fair and effective regulator in North...

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ASA Supports Monitoring Health of Monarch Butterfly Populations

December 15, 2020

Washington, D.C. Dec. 15, 2020. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) today announced its finding that adding the monarch butterfly to the list of threatened and endangered species is "warranted but precluded.” With this decision, the monarch butterfly will remain...

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Soy Growers Appreciate Biden Will Bring Back Vilsack

December 11, 2020

Washington, D.C. Dec. 11, 2020. As the American Soybean Association (ASA) brings on a new slate of soy growers today to oversee the organization in 2021, it applauds news of Tom Vilsack’s nomination to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture....

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ASA Board Elects 2021 Governing Committee

December 10, 2020

  St. Louis, MO. Dec. 10, 2020. The American Soybean Association (ASA) Board of Directors elected the leaders who will guide the organization through the changing policy landscape on Capitol Hill in the coming year during its annual meeting held...

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Finding the Right Mix: A Cover Crop Journey

December 10, 2020

We have utilized cover crops on our farm in northeastern Kansas for the past several seasons. This has not been an easy task to find the best fit on our farm. Cover crops are not one-size-fits-all.  Farms across the country have...

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WISHH Releases Resilience Report on 2020 Results

December 8, 2020

WISHH and its strategic partners faced unprecedented challenges to connect trade and development across global market systems in 2020. Despite COVID-19, travel bans, and Cambodia’s floods, WISHH worked to build market systems that can meet the rising demand for protein...

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WISHH’s Insights from Two Decades in Africa Featured in Food Processing Conference

December 3, 2020

WISHH Executive Director Liz Hare presented “Lessons Learned by Processors: Resilience & Pivoting for Protein in Child Nutrition” at a Dec. 1 virtual conference that attracted attendees from sub-Saharan Africa who are engaged in the manufacturing, marketing or research of...

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WISHH Experts & Explorers Live Looks at 2 New Central Asian Markets

December 3, 2020

WISHH hosted its inaugural WISHH Experts & Explorers Live on Dec. 2 to allow soybean leaders to engage in discussions as WISHH conducts its first market assessment in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan -- countries that are home to approximately 29 million...

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Economist’s Angle: The Outlook for Growth in Chinese Soybean Demand

December 3, 2020

Last month’s Economist’s Angle took a deep dive into the Phase One trade agreement with China. It concluded that China’s recent strong export pace would not be large enough to meet the 2020 goal. Even so, the soybean flows to...

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New Cambodian Aquaculturist Association Catches National Media Coverage

November 12, 2020

The ASA/WISHH-supported Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA) is growing in stature, including capturing widespread attention from major Cambodian media outlets as well as social media. Launched on September 22, the young association has already enrolled 163 members of the aquaculture sector....

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