Rachel Trego is an international economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture with the Foreign Agricultural Service.  She is the team leader for food grains analysis within the Office of Global Analysis, responsible for analyzing the global rice and wheat markets and reporting on supply and demand and price information.  Rachel contributes to the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and to USDA baseline and outlook forecasting activities.  Her previous commodity analysis focused on global soybean, sunflower seed, canola, and palm oil markets.  She has worked with USDA since 2009 and has conducted agricultural market research in China, India, Vietnam, Nigeria, Egypt, Haiti, and other foreign markets.  Rachel has a Masters in International Relations with a concentration on international economics.