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

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Jun 04, 2020

As of June 3, $545 Million CFAP Payments Made by USDA

CFAP payment distribution appears to be slower than Perdue signaled.

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Apr 17, 2020

Perdue Announces $19 Billion Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

USDA has announced a $19 billion program to provide direct payments to farmers and bulk food purchases for food banks.

Signal to Noise
Apr 17, 2020

Signal to Noise: Detailed China Update from Chief Ag Negotiator

Chief U.S. Ag Negotiator Gregg Doud gives a details look at the ongoing implementation of the Phase One trade deal with China.

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Mar 26, 2020

Highlights of Approved Senate Phase 3 Rescue Package

Details and analysis of the Senate-passed coronavirus aid package from Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer.

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Mar 25, 2020

UPDATE: Senate Rescue Package Includes $14 Billion to Replenish CCC

Congressional sources confirm that the Senate rescue package includes $14 billion to replenish USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and provides $9.5 billion for ag producers impacted by Covid-19.

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Jan 16, 2020

Phase 1 China Deal: What You Need To Know

Pro Farmer Policy Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer give analysis for each individual ag commodity impacted by the phase 1 trade deal with China.

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Nov 06, 2019

2019 Ag Exports Fall Below USDA Expectations

U.S. agriculture exports in September totaled $10.30 billion against imports of $10.08 billion for a monthly surplus of $219.8 million.

Mar 21, 2019

Links to Help for Farmers, Ranchers Impacted by Floods

A list of resources for farmers and ranchers impacted by flooding.

Mar 21, 2019

Links to Help for Farmers, Ranchers Impacted by Floods

A list of resources for farmers and ranchers impacted by flooding.