Oct. 18 Cotton Crop Progress and Conditions

October 18, 2010 07:00 AM
 

 

Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2009 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 17, : October 10, : October 17, :  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      73            93            95            91     
Arizona ........:      97            97            98            99     
Arkansas .......:      93           100           100            98     
California .....:      94            80            85            89     
Georgia ........:      96            96            98            93     
Kansas .........:      55            95           100            72     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Mississippi ....:      94           100           100            98     
Missouri .......:      80           100           100            95     
North Carolina .:      94            99           100            98     
Oklahoma .......:      92           100           100            93     
South Carolina .:      94            92            96            93     
Tennessee ......:      92           100           100            98     
Texas ..........:      80            88            92            82     
Virginia .......:      89            93            97            97     
                :                                                       
15 States ......:      85            92            95            88     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Cotton Harvested - Selected States
[These 15 States harvested 99% of the 2009 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 17, : October 10, : October 17, :  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      7            45            58            34      
Arizona ........:     34            20            22            30      
Arkansas .......:      8            72            87            54      
California .....:     22             5            10            14      
Georgia ........:      8            26            34            22      
Kansas .........:      -             2             8             4      
Louisiana ......:     23            83            88            71      
Mississippi ....:      3            86            92            60      
Missouri .......:      4            73            82            50      
North Carolina .:     13            26            39            25      
Oklahoma .......:      7            16            30            12      
South Carolina .:     21            26            41            27      
Tennessee ......:      3            65            82            45      
Texas ..........:     19            21            26            24      
Virginia .......:     24            30            44            31      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     15            33            41            30      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 17, 2010
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2009
planted acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------  State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
            :                          percent                          
            :                                                           
Alabama.....:    10          25          39          25           1     
Arizona.....:     -           1          18          43          38     
Arkansas....:     1           5          28          45          21     
California..:     -           -          20          55          25     
Georgia.....:    12          22          33          28           5     
Kansas......:     2           6          26          57           9     
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           9          33          40          16     
S. Carolina.:     2          15          28          50           5     
Tennessee...:     1           4          27          58          10     
Texas.......:     3           8          29          45          15     
Virginia....:    19          29          35          17           -     
            :                                                           
15 States...:     4          11          30          42          13     
            :                                                           
Previous week:    4          11          30          42          13     
Previous year:   10          15          31          35           9     
------------------------------------------------------------------------  Represents zero.                                                         

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