Leslie Meyer is an Agricultural Economist with the Crops Branch, Market and Trade Economics Division. His primary responsibilities include market analysis, research, and outlook for cotton and textile trade. He is a member of the interagency committee that develops cotton projections for the monthly WASDE reports and is responsible for the Cotton and Wool Outlook publication series and related fiber data. Prior to joining ERS in 1989, Leslie worked on his family’s farm in Texas.
Meyer earned a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Sam Houston State University.
Meyer, Leslie. Cotton and Wool Outlook, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. 2019 monthly series.
Meyer, Leslie. Raw-Fiber Equivalents of U.S. Textile Trade, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. April 2019.
Meyer, Leslie. “The World and United States Cotton Outlook,” Agricultural Outlook Forum Proceedings, U.S. Department of Agriculture. February 2019.
Meyer, Leslie. Cotton and Wool Yearbook, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. November 2018.
Ash, Mark, Jennifer Bond, Thomas Capehart, Nathan Childs, Michael McConnell, Leslie Meyer, and Erik O’Donoghue. An Exploration of Crop Markets: A Deeper Look Into the USDA Crop Baseline Projections, FDS-18j-01, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, October 2018.