Richard Wilkins, a farmer from Greenwood, Delaware, is the former president of the American Soybean Association (ASA). Richard has served as ASA vice president, treasurer, and on ASA’s Membership & Corporate Relations (2010), Public Affairs (2011-13), Investment (2013) and Strategic Planning (2013) committees. He has been a member of the Mid-Atlantic Soybean Association (MSA) since 2002, and served his state association as president (2005-10) and membership chair (2003-04). Richard farms 400 acres of soybeans annually, in addition to producing 400 acres of corn, 250 acres of wheat, 100 acres of barley, 200 acres of vegetables, 250 acres of hay and raises 150 head of beef cattle. He is a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation Soybean Advisory Committee. Richard earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture from the University of Delaware.