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Jim WiesemeyerPro Farmer Washington Consultant

Jim Wiesemeyer is senior vice president, policy and trade issues, for Informa Economics' Washington office. Jim serves as Pro Farmer's Washington Consultant and contributes to Pro Farmer Newsletter. Inside Washington Today on profarmer.com is one of the most read features on profarmer.com. He has reported on major farm legislation and policy issues from the capitol since 1978. LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_83952');
Jim Wiesemeyer is senior vice president, policy and trade issues, for Informa Economics' Washington office. Jim serves as Pro Farmer's Washington Consultant and contributes to Pro Farmer Newsletter. Inside Washington Today on profarmer.com is one of the most read features on profarmer.com. He has reported on major farm legislation and policy issues from the capitol since 1978. LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_83952');

Articles By Jim Wiesemeyer

Mar 21, 2019

Links to Help for Farmers, Ranchers Impacted by Floods

A list of resources for farmers and ranchers impacted by flooding.
Government Shutdown
Jan 25, 2019

Government Shutdown to End, 3-Week Funding Agreement Reached

No funding for border wall, but lawmakers will discuss border security in weeks ahead
Jim Wiesemeyer
Jan 17, 2019

Jim Wiesemeyer: It’s Time to Hunker Down and Face Reality

The Trump bump was evident at the beginning of 2018, but the good news gave way as the year progressed, ending with an especially rough December for most crop and livestock markets and policy issues.
Jan 03, 2019

Jim Wiesemeyer: Hold On Tight; 2019 Will Be A Roller Coaster

Commodity markets could finally see the long expected and hoped for rally if the U.S. and China can reach an agreement.
China Tariffs
Jun 20, 2018

Trump Administration Considering 'Tariff Payments' to Farmers

USDA continues to discuss, analyze possible options for financial backstop for farmers
Jan 18, 2018

Wiesemeyer Previews Top Producer Seminar

Tax reform, the farm bill and trade policy will all be topics covered by Pro Farmer Jim Wiesemeyer at the 2018 Top Producer Seminar.
Sep 28, 2017

Some Tax Reform Details Released, More to Follow

Legislative hurdles and unanswered details to follow.
Aug 15, 2017

NAFTA 2.0 Timeline Murky

NAFTA 2.0 negotiations begin this week in Washington. The hoped-for conclusion will not be as quick as some want, nor take as long as some observers predict. But a long list of policy hurdles is evident.
Apr 01, 2016

U.S. March Employment: What You Need to Know

Nonfarm payrolls were slightly above expectations, while the unemployment rate ticked up.