Oct. 12 Cotton Crop Progress and Conditions

October 12, 2010 10:15 AM
 

 

Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2009 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 10, : October 3,  : October 10, :  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     68             88            93            88     
Arizona ........:     93             94            97            97     
Arkansas .......:     85             99           100            96     
California .....:     89             70            80            80     
Georgia ........:     80             95            96            87     
Kansas .........:     49             85            95            63     
Louisiana ......:     99            100           100           100     
Mississippi ....:     90             99           100            97     
Missouri .......:     74            100           100            91     
North Carolina .:     91             97            99            95     
Oklahoma .......:     88             95           100            89     
South Carolina .:     88             88            92            87     
Tennessee ......:     85             97           100            96     
Texas ..........:     72             80            88            74     
Virginia .......:     84             84            93            95     
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     77             87            92            82     
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Cotton Harvested - Selected States
[These 15 States harvested 99% of the 2009 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 10, : October 3,  : October 10, :  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      4            32            45            24      
Arizona ........:     29            18            20            24      
Arkansas .......:      5            55            72            40      
California .....:      6             -             5             6      
Georgia ........:      5            17            26            15      
Kansas .........:      -             1             2             3      
Louisiana ......:     22            75            83            59      
Mississippi ....:      2            71            86            46      
Missouri .......:      1            50            73            35      
North Carolina .:      6            15            26            15      
Oklahoma .......:      5            11            16             8      
South Carolina .:     14            18            26            17      
Tennessee ......:      2            47            65            32      
Texas ..........:     18            16            21            22      
Virginia .......:     14            20            30            23      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     12            25            33            24      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 10, 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 ....:     9          29          37          24           1     
Arizona ....:     -           1          17          53          29     
Arkansas ...:     1           5          28          45          21     
California .:     -           -          15          65          20     
Georgia ....:    13          23          35          26           3     
Kansas .....:     2           6          24          60           8     
Louisiana ..:     1          14          30          51           4     
Mississippi.:     3           9          28          45          15     
Missouri ...:    11          20          27          35           7     
N. Carolina.:     5          22          40          29           4     
Oklahoma ...:     2           8          35          42          13     
S. Carolina.:     2          12          34          46           6     
Tennessee...:     1           4          27          58          10     
Texas ......:     2           8          29          46          15     
Virginia ...:    20          29          34          17           -     
            :                                                           
15 States ..:     4          11          30          42          13     
            :                                                           
Previous week:    4          10          30          43          13     
Previous year:   11          13          29          38           9     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

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