American Soybean Association

American Soybean Association joins Farmers for Free Trade

· August 2, 2018

The American Soybean Association, the voice for more than 30 soybean-producing states and 300,000 soybean farmers across America, announced that it will be joining Farmers for Free Trade. Farmers for Free Trade is a bipartisan campaign co-chaired by former Senators Max Baucus and Richard Lugar that is amplifying the voices of American farmers, ranchers, and […]

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Ag groups say China tariff puts a target on U.S. farmers’ backs

· March 23, 2018

Several agricultural associations are not pleased with the approximately $60 billion in tariffs against goods from China the Trump administration unveiled Thursday. The American Soybean Association (ASA) reiterated its significant concern about the potential for China to retaliate against U.S. soybeans. China is the largest purchaser of U.S. soybeans, consuming nearly a third of U.S. […]

Iowa farmer wins ASA National Conservation Legacy Award

· March 6, 2018

An Iowa farmer has taken home the American Soybean Association’s 2018 National Conservation Legacy Award. The ASA presented Mark Schleisman, from Lake City, Iowa, with the award during the annual ASA Awards Banquet on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California. Prior to Schleisman’s recognition as the program’s national winner, he was named […]

BASF invests in future of commodity industry

· March 1, 2018

BASF awarded academic scholarships to 12 future agriculture leaders this week at Commodity Classic in partnership with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Sorghum Foundation (NSF), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF). American Soybean Association Soy Scholarship BASF and ASA presented the 2018–2019 ASA Soy Scholarship to McKenna […]

41 soybean growers begin DuPont Young Leader Program

· December 14, 2017

The 34th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young leaders recently began their leadership journey at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa. The Johnston training session was the first phase of a program designed to identify new and aspiring leaders within the agriculture community and provide them with opportunities to enhance their skills and […]

American Soybean Association: Dicamba issue not going away

· September 26, 2017

As nationwide reports of damage to soybeans and other crops from dicamba continues to climb, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois farmer Ron Moore reiterated the association’s commitment to find a solution to the issue: “This issue isn’t going away—in fact, it’s only getting worse. There are now a reported 2,242 complaints affecting 3.1 […]

Soybean, wheat farmers: Don’t back out of KORUS

· September 5, 2017

U.S. soybean and wheat farmers have sent a stern warning to the Trump administration that backing out of KORUS (the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement) would have disastrous consequences for many of the nation’s farmers. “Trade helps our country, Mr. President, and withdrawal from KORUS would hurt us all. As soybean farmers, we benefit greatly from […]

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