Veronica Nigh is the International Trade and Resource Issue Economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation. In that role, she is responsible for conducting research, policy analysis, and delivering information to AFBF members when shifts in policy related to international trade, taxes, labor, environmental issues, transportation and food safety occur.
Prior to joining Farm Bureau Nigh worked for the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service in the Office of Negotiations and Agreements as an International Economist. Veronica also served as an International Marketing Specialist at the Missouri Department of Agriculture.
Nigh is a native of Savannah, Missouri where she grew up on a small, diversified livestock operation. She holds a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri and a Masters in Economics from American University.