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first_imgASA Chairman Richard Wilkins (right) talks with Agri-Pulse’s Spencer Chase (left) at NAFB Washington Watch.The American Soybean Association (ASA) participated in NAFB’s annual Washington Watch Issues Forum earlier this week. ASA Chairman and Delaware farmer Richard Wilkins attended, along with representatives from the ASA D.C. office, and spoke with members of the ag media about the aggressive legislative agenda ASA is pursuing with the 115th Congress and administration to move the needle for soybean farmers.While at the Issues Forum, ASA provided interviews for more than 20 different news outlets and highlighted the importance of a farm bill that protects and strengthens the risk management framework, tax reform that recognizes farms as the rural economic engines they are and defending the Renewable Fuel Stantard (RFS). Additionally, ASA spoke to the necessity of trade agreements and what they mean for soybean farmers across the country.last_img

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