Cotton Planting Map

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11% Cotton Bolls Opening

Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 98% of the 2016 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 17,:September 10,:September 17,:  2012-2016  
                :    2016     :    2017     :    2017     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     80            32            52            57      
Arizona ........:     80            85            91            81      
Arkansas .......:     87            51            70            75      
California .....:     49            12            30            57      
Georgia ........:     78            51            65            68      
Kansas .........:     22            23            29            28      
Louisiana ......:     95            82            93            91      
Mississippi ....:     80            47            61            74      
Missouri .......:     49            41            62            45      
North Carolina .:     62            35            55            58      
Oklahoma .......:     36            27            44            44      
South Carolina .:     58            46            63            55      
Tennessee ......:     65            32            50            54      
Texas ..........:     31            26            31            40      
Virginia .......:     36            32            40            50      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     47            34            44            51      
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Cotton Harvested - Selected States
[These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2016 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 17,:September 10,:September 17,:  2012-2016  
                :    2016     :    2017     :    2017     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      1             -             2             1      
Arizona ........:     13             7            13             8      
Arkansas .......:      3             -             -             2      
California .....:      -             -             -             -      
Georgia ........:      4             -             2             2      
Kansas .........:      2             1             2             1      
Louisiana ......:      9             1             8            13      
Mississippi ....:      4             -             1             4      
Missouri .......:      -             -             -             1      
North Carolina .:      2             -             -             1      
Oklahoma .......:      -             -             -             -      
South Carolina .:      1             -             -             1      
Tennessee ......:      4             -             -             2      
Texas ..........:      9            16            18            11      
Virginia .......:      -             -             -             -      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:      6             9            11             6      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 17, 2017
[These 15 States planted 98% of the 2016 cotton acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     -           9          25          52          14     
Arizona ........:     1           4          14          55          26     
Arkansas .......:     1           3          15          50          31     
California .....:     -           -           -           5          95     
Georgia ........:    10          21          26          38           5     
Kansas .........:     -           3          32          56           9     
Louisiana ......:     -          14          38          47           1     
Mississippi ....:     -           7          27          46          20     
Missouri .......:     1           9          33          48           9     
North Carolina .:     -           3          18          57          22     
Oklahoma .......:     -           1           6          90           3     
South Carolina .:     -           -          10          58          32     
Tennessee ......:     1           4           9          48          38     
Texas ..........:     8           6          28          41          17     
Virginia .......:     -           -          14          71          15     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:     6           8          25          44          17     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     4           7          26          46          17     
Previous year ..:     4          12          36          39           9     
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-  Represents zero.          

 

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Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 98% of the 2016 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 17,:September 10,:September 17,:  2012-2016  
                :    2016     :    2017     :    2017     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     80            32            52            57      
Arizona ........:     80            85            91            81      
Arkansas .......:     87            51            70            75      
California .....:     49            12            30            57      
Georgia ........:     78            51            65            68      
Kansas .........:     22            23            29            28      
Louisiana ......:     95            82            93            91      
Mississippi ....:     80            47            61            74      
Missouri .......:     49            41            62            45      
North Carolina .:     62            35            55            58      
Oklahoma .......:     36            27            44            44      
South Carolina .:     58            46            63            55      
Tennessee ......:     65            32            50            54      
Texas ..........:     31            26            31            40      
Virginia .......:     36            32            40            50      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     47            34            44            51      
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Cotton Harvested - Selected States
[These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2016 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 17,:September 10,:September 17,:  2012-2016  
                :    2016     :    2017     :    2017     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      1             -             2             1      
Arizona ........:     13             7            13             8      
Arkansas .......:      3             -             -             2      
California .....:      -             -             -             -      
Georgia ........:      4             -             2             2      
Kansas .........:      2             1             2             1      
Louisiana ......:      9             1             8            13      
Mississippi ....:      4             -             1             4      
Missouri .......:      -             -             -             1      
North Carolina .:      2             -             -             1      
Oklahoma .......:      -             -             -             -      
South Carolina .:      1             -             -             1      
Tennessee ......:      4             -             -             2      
Texas ..........:      9            16            18            11      
Virginia .......:      -             -             -             -      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:      6             9            11             6      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 17, 2017
[These 15 States planted 98% of the 2016 cotton acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     -           9          25          52          14     
Arizona ........:     1           4          14          55          26     
Arkansas .......:     1           3          15          50          31     
California .....:     -           -           -           5          95     
Georgia ........:    10          21          26          38           5     
Kansas .........:     -           3          32          56           9     
Louisiana ......:     -          14          38          47           1     
Mississippi ....:     -           7          27          46          20     
Missouri .......:     1           9          33          48           9     
North Carolina .:     -           3          18          57          22     
Oklahoma .......:     -           1           6          90           3     
South Carolina .:     -           -          10          58          32     
Tennessee ......:     1           4           9          48          38     
Texas ..........:     8           6          28          41          17     
Virginia .......:     -           -          14          71          15     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:     6           8          25          44          17     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     4           7          26          46          17     
Previous year ..:     4          12          36          39           9     
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-  Represents zero.  


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