The American Soybean Association (ASA) represents U.S. soybean farmers on domestic and international policy issues important to the soybean industry. ASA has 26 affiliated state associations representing 30 soybean-producing states and more than 300,000 soybean farmers.

What’s happening at the American Soybean Association

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ASA continually works on a number of policy, trade and regulatory issues affecting the future of soy. Click on issues of interest for ASA’s position, background info, and information links.

Latest News

Commodity Classic Educational Sessions Focus on Clarity During Uncertain Times

October 31, 2019

As farmers look to improve their profitability in an unpredictable agricultural environment, the educational sessions at the 2020 Commodity Classic are designed to provide farmers with the clarity and insight they need to make better-informed decisions that can have a powerful impact on their bottom line. The 2020 Commodity Classic will be held Thursday, Feb.... Keep Reading

Congressional Action on Biodiesel Issues

October 31, 2019

In addition to the EPA public hearing on the RFS Supplemental Notice, the House Energy & Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee held a hearing on Tuesday titled “Protecting the RFS: The Trump Administration’s Abuse of Secret Waivers.” Testifying at the hearing from the biodiesel industry was Gene Gebolys, CEO of World Energy and former... Keep Reading

Update: Waterways Infrastructure

October 31, 2019

Senate floor consideration of the Fiscal Year 2020 Energy & Water Appropriations bill is currently stalled amid the larger partisan standoff on the overall appropriations process. The House Energy & Water bill and the Senate Committee approved version both include significant increases in funding for inland waterways projects. On the 2020 Water Resources Development Act... Keep Reading