|Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture|
|January 2011 – present|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed by||Gov. Bill Haslam|
|Bachelor's||University of Tennessee-Knoxville (1970)|
Prior to his appointment, Johnson served as Chief Administrative Officer of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation.
- BS, Animal science, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Commissioner of Agriculture (2011-Present)
Haslam stated, "Julius is a perfect fit for the Department of Agriculture. He’s been around farming and the Tennessee Farm Bureau all of his life, and he understands the issues inside and out. If Tennessee is to become the number one location in the Southeast for jobs, its largest industry – agriculture – must play a part in that, and Julius knows where the advantages are in rural Tennessee.”
Johnson and his wife, Karen, have two children. They reside in Columbia, TN and are members of the Columbia First United Methodist Church.
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