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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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.

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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

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.

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.

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Jun 20, 2018

Trump Administration Considering 'Tariff Payments' to Farmers

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