Aug. 16: Cotton Percent Setting Bolls, Opening Bolls, Condition

August 16, 2010 10:45 AM
 

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Cotton Setting Bolls - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2009 cotton acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      :August 15, : August 8, :August 15, : 2005-2009 
                 :   2009    :   2010    :   2010    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Alabama .........:     73          72          79          82    
Arizona .........:     94          80          85          94    
Arkansas ........:    100         100         100         100    
California ......:     93          85          88          90    
Georgia .........:     90          96          97          94    
Kansas ..........:     70          68          80          78    
Louisiana .......:    100          94          99          99    
Mississippi .....:     98          99         100          99    
Missouri ........:     87         100         100          94    
North Carolina ..:     95          94          97          95    
Oklahoma ........:     61          66          90          69    
South Carolina ..:     78          65          70          78    
Tennessee .......:     94          93          97          98    
Texas ...........:     76          78          87          75    
Virginia ........:     88          67          74          96    
                 :                                               
15 States .......:     82          84          90          83    
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Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2009 cotton acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      :August 15, : August 8, :August 15, : 2005-2009 
                 :   2009    :   2010    :   2010    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Alabama .........:     1           4          23           7     
Arizona .........:    28          25          27          27     
Arkansas ........:     3           5          17           7     
California ......:     9           -           9           9     
Georgia .........:     1           7          20           4     
Kansas ..........:     3           1           2           2     
Louisiana .......:    16          18          42          22     
Mississippi .....:     3          12          28          11     
Missouri ........:     -           -           6           5     
North Carolina ..:     3           1           6           2     
Oklahoma ........:     -           -           -           2     
South Carolina ..:     -           -           2           2     
Tennessee .......:     -           3           7           3     
Texas ...........:    14          12          13          15     
Virginia ........:    14           -           1          16     
                 :                                               
15 States .......:     9           9          14          11     
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 15, 2010
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2009
planted acreage]
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      State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                 :                          percent                          
                 :                                                           
Alabama .........:     6          18          41          31           4     
Arizona .........:     -           -           9          49          42     
Arkansas ........:     1           5          33          41          20     
California ......:     -           -          10          45          45     
Georgia .........:     8          16          32          35           9     
Kansas ..........:     1           4          34          56           5     
Louisiana .......:     2          15          28          50           5     
Mississippi .....:     4          10          29          44          13     
Missouri ........:    12          24          25          35           4     
North Carolina ..:     4          14          41          37           4     
Oklahoma ........:     -           3          26          55          16     
South Carolina ..:     1           9          28          54           8     
Tennessee .......:     1           2          25          55          17     
Texas ...........:     2           5          25          49          19     
Virginia ........:    10          28          41          21           -     
                 :                                                           
15 States .......:     3           8          27          46          16     
                 :                                                           
Previous week ...:     2           8          25          47          18     
Previous year ...:     7          10          30          41          12     
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-  Represents zero.                                                          

                                                        
 

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