The tit-for-tat closings of consulates between the U.S. and China and the stronger rhetoric coming from the Trump Administration this week are raising alarm bells for Pro Farmer Policy Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer.
Damage to the dairy sector has increased with raw milk dumping increasing in Wisconsin and elsewhere. Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer expects USDA to announce some form of assistance for dairy producers next week.
Ag leaders and economists plan to go to USDA next month armed with data on why farmers will need another Market Facilitation Program (MFP) in 2020, according to Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer.
In an exclusive interview with the DC Signal to Noise Podcast, House Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson comments on some important farm, trade and energy policy issues, along with his potential re-election timeline.