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Minnesota farmer named ASA Vice President

Bill Gordon, an American Soybean Association (ASA) director and Minnesota farmer, was elected ASA Vice President Thursday during the organization’s December board meeting in St. Louis.

Gordon, who farms in Worthington, Minn., has served on the ASA board of directors since 2012. He has served on the Policy, BNSF Advisory and Strategic Planning committees, and was previously named association treasurer.

“I’m extremely excited to work on behalf of the country’s soybean farmers during these challenging times,” Gordon says. “We have a great leadership team at ASA, and I think we’re all ready to hit the ground running in 2019 and help advocate for policies that will improve the farm economy.”

Bill Gordon (left) talked soybean exports with USDA Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade Ted McKinney (right) during ASA’s board meeting in St. Louis.

Gordon is a fourth generation farmer who serves on his local Nobles County Corn and Soybean Growers Board. With his father, he grows 50/50 soybeans and corn across 2,000 acres, including 250 acres of buffer strips and wetlands.

Gordon is the owner of Worthington Tax and Business Services, a full tax accounting business services company.

He is also on the board of directors for a mutual insurance company. Gordon and his wife Dawn have four children: Luke, Lance, Anna, Liam and a yellow lab named Jedi.

“I’m proud to be part of a rich farming tradition in Minnesota,” Gordon says. “There’s no place else I’d rather work my land and raise my family.”

Gordon is an avid outdoorsman, passionate environmentalist and a youth hunting educator.

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