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|Economist, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service|
|Mr. Johnson is the senior cotton analyst for the Office of Global Analysis for USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). He is responsible providing market and policy analysis regarding supply, demand and trade of cotton to USDA and other U.S. government agencies.
He is the FAS representative to USDA’s interagency commodity estimates committee, which formulates USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) for cotton.
Mr. Johnson serves a representative of the United States to International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) and has served a Head of United States Delegation as ICAC plenary meetings.
Prior to be his work on cotton, Mr. Johnson served as an Agricultural Attaché at the U.S. mission to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. He also worked on the Uruguay Round agriculture negotiations.
Mr. Johnson was raised on his family’s farm in Iowa. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Business and a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from Iowa State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Minnesota.|