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Governance & Funding

OUR 15-MEMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS IS COMPRISED OF FOUR MEMBERS FROM THE AMERICAN SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION (ASA), FOUR MEMBERS FROM THE UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD (USB), AND SEVEN MEMBERS REPRESENTING TRADE, ALLIED INDUSTRY, AND STATE ORGANIZATIONS. 

New board members are seated annually. We receive funding from a variety of sources including soy producer checkoff dollars invested by USB and various state soybean councils; cooperating industry; and the American Soybean Association’s investment of cost-share funding provided by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service.