first_img(From left to right): Sen. Joni Ernst chats with ASA President Richard Wilkins and Vice President Ron Moore during the 2016 Farm Progress in Boone, Iowa.American Soybean Association (ASA) leaders fielded nearly 30 interviews with different media outlets last week at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.In addition to media interviews, both ASA President and Delaware farmer Richard Wilkins, along with ASA Vice President and Illinois farmer Ron Moore, spoke on Agri-Pulse panels hosted at the Case IH booth and AgriTalk’s live broadcast from the DeKalb tent. They also had the chance to check out Monsanto’s Roundup Ready 2 Xtend crop with World Food Prize laureate Robb Fraley.Hot topics at Farm Progress included trade, specifically the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Waters of the U.S. and GMO labeling. Check out Agri-Pulse, Farm Journal, AgriTalk and local agriculture outlets for ASA and Farm Progress coverage.last_img read more