Cotton Planting Map

Crop Comments Map ButtonSee how cotton planting is moving along in farm country. The map is populated with USDA's weekly crop progress estimates. The map is updated every Monday afternoon, around 3 p.m. CDT. The varying colors represent percent planted for each state.


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13% of cotton bolls are opening

Cotton Squaring - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      :August 12, : August 5, :August 12, : 2013-2017 
                 :   2017    :   2018    :   2018    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Alabama .........:     97          91          96          98    
Arizona .........:    100          98         100         100    
Arkansas ........:    100         100         100         100    
California ......:     89          85          90          97    
Georgia .........:     99          96          98          98    
Kansas ..........:     78          96          99          81    
Louisiana .......:    100         100         100         100    
Mississippi .....:     99          98          99          99    
Missouri ........:    100         100         100          99    
North Carolina ..:     99          97          98          99    
Oklahoma ........:     98          88          99          95    
South Carolina ..:     95          90          95          97    
Tennessee .......:     99         100         100          97    
Texas ...........:     96          90          95          97    
Virginia ........:    100          98         100          99    
                 :                                               
15 States .......:     97          92          96          98    
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Cotton Setting Bolls - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 12,  :  August 5,  : August 12,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     88             77            89           87      
Arizona ........:     88             88            91           90      
Arkansas .......:     99            100           100           99      
California .....:     64             53            55           85      
Georgia ........:     86             76            84           87      
Kansas .........:     36             34            54           37      
Louisiana ......:     97             99           100           96      
Mississippi ....:     86             92            95           86      
Missouri .......:     81            100           100           71      
North Carolina .:     85             69            78           87      
Oklahoma .......:     58             46            70           59      
South Carolina .:     75             59            75           80      
Tennessee ......:     91             85            93           82      
Texas ..........:     71             47            71           72      
Virginia .......:     89             60            75           85      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     77             60            77           78      
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Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 98% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 12,  :  August 5,  : August 12,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      1             1            10             3      
Arizona ........:     27            22            25            30      
Arkansas .......:      6             2             7             6      
California .....:      -             -             -             4      
Georgia ........:      3             1             3             4      
Kansas .........:      2             -             1             1      
Louisiana ......:     19            17            29            17      
Mississippi ....:      6            11            12             6      
Missouri .......:      -             5            26             -      
North Carolina .:      3             -             1             3      
Oklahoma .......:      2             -             4             1      
South Carolina .:      2             -             1             -      
Tennessee ......:      3             -             8             3      
Texas ..........:     13            14            17            12      
Virginia .......:      -             -             1             1      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     10             9            13             9      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 12, 2018
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     1           1          18          62          18     
Arizona ........:     1           2          56          35           6     
Arkansas .......:     -           4          12          47          37     
California .....:     -           -           -          30          70     
Georgia ........:     1           7          25          56          11     
Kansas .........:     1           1          31          55          12     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          52          40           6     
Mississippi ....:     -           5          23          50          22     
Missouri .......:     -           8          27          52          13     
North Carolina .:     5          15          25          46           9     
Oklahoma .......:    12          34          31          21           2     
South Carolina .:     -           3          24          53          20     
Tennessee ......:     3           6          17          51          23     
Texas ..........:    23          29          28          17           3     
Virginia .......:     1           2           6          89           2     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:    14          20          26          32           8     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    11          21          28          32           8     
Previous year ..:     8           4          27          44          17     
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-  Represents zero.

 

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