Oct. 4 Cotton Crop Progress and Conditions

October 4, 2010 10:02 AM
 

 

Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2009 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 3,  :September 26,: October 3,  :  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     61            84             88           84      
Arizona ........:     89            85             94           94      
Arkansas .......:     75            98             99           91      
California .....:     78            50             70           71      
Georgia ........:     71            92             95           80      
Kansas .........:     40            70             85           48      
Louisiana ......:     92            99            100           98      
Mississippi ....:     83            97             99           94      
Missouri .......:     56            95            100           85      
North Carolina .:     88            91             97           91      
Oklahoma .......:     80            88             95           79      
South Carolina .:     84            81             88           81      
Tennessee ......:     71            95             97           91      
Texas ..........:     59            68             80           64      
Virginia .......:     77            71             84           92      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     66            78             87           74      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Cotton Harvested - Selected States
[These 15 States harvested 99% of the 2009 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 3,  :September 26,: October 3,  :  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      -            22            32            13      
Arizona ........:     24            15            18            20      
Arkansas .......:      3            39            55            23      
California .....:      3             -             -             3      
Georgia ........:      2            12            17             9      
Kansas .........:      -             -             1             1      
Louisiana ......:     15            69            75            40      
Mississippi ....:      1            51            71            32      
Missouri .......:      -            31            50            21      
North Carolina .:      3            11            15             7      
Oklahoma .......:      3             -            11             3      
South Carolina .:     10            10            18             9      
Tennessee ......:      1            26            47            18      
Texas ..........:     17            14            16            21      
Virginia .......:      6            12            20            11      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     10            19            25            18      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 3, 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 ....:    10          27          38          24           1     
Arizona ....:     -           -          17          64          19     
Arkansas ...:     1           5          28          45          21     
California .:     -           -          15          55          30     
Georgia ....:    13          22          35          26           4     
Kansas .....:     1           4          23          63           9     
Louisiana ..:     1          14          30          51           4     
Mississippi.:     3           9          28          45          15     
Missouri ...:    11          20          27          35           7     
N. Carolina.:     3          22          41          31           3     
Oklahoma ...:     2           9          35          41          13     
S. Carolina.:     3          13          31          47           6     
Tennessee ..:     1           4          27          58          10     
Texas ......:     2           7          30          45          16     
Virginia ...:    20          30          34          16           -     
            :                                                           
15 States ..:     4          10          30          43          13     
            :                                                           
Previous wk.:     4          10          31          41          14     
Previous yr.:    10          13          30          38           9     
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         




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