Richard WilkinsRichard Wilkins, a farmer from Greenwood, Del., is President of the American Soybean Association (ASA). He is one of nine soybean growers who make up the ASA Governing Committee.

Wilkins 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.

Wilkins has been a member of the Mid-Atlantic Soybean Association since 2002, and served his state association as President (2005-10) and Membership Chair (2003-04).

Wilkins farms 400 acres of soybeans annually. In addition, he produces 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.

Wilkins earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Delaware and enjoys hunting, fishing and camping.