News Releases

ASA Welcomes Trade & Food Aid Support from USDA

October 24, 2023

Washington, D.C. Oct. 24, 2023.  The American Soybean Association applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s efforts to strengthen U.S. trade and food aid by providing funds to maintain and develop markets and address global hunger. ...


America’s Soybean Farmers Strongly Oppose Spartz Anti-Checkoff Amendment

September 26, 2023

The American Soybean Association, representing half a million U.S. soy farmers, vehemently opposes Rep. Victoria Spartz’s (R-IN) amendment to the House agriculture appropriations bill that unduly attacks commodity checkoff programs. Checkoffs are industry-led organizations that ...


Tidings of Joy for Soy from Several Omnibus Provisions

December 20, 2022

Washington, D.C. Dec. 20, 2022. Santa is not the only one who pitter patters overnight in December; Congress was at work in the wee morning hours of Dec. 20, hammering out an omnibus appropriations bill ...


ASA Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

August 10, 2021

Washington, D.C. Aug. 10, 2021. Soybean farmers are pleased the United States Senate, after months of across-the-aisle negotiations, voted to pass the bipartisan infrastructure package (H.R. 3684) by a vote of 69-30. Kevin Scott, American ...


Soy Growers Pleased with Final 2020 COVID Relief and Omnibus

December 22, 2020

Washington, D.C. Dec. 22, 2020. Congress has now approved H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, and the American Soybean Association (ASA) is very pleased. The long-anticipated coronavirus relief bill, which passed both chambers ...

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