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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42% U.S. Cotton Rated Good to Excellent 

Cotton Setting Bolls - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      96            89            92            95     
Arizona ........:      92            91            96            95     
Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100     
California .....:      73            55            57            90     
Georgia ........:      93            84            92            92     
Kansas .........:      43            54            70            47     
Louisiana ......:      99           100           100            99     
Mississippi ....:      94            95            96            91     
Missouri .......:      89           100           100            82     
North Carolina .:      90            78            87            92     
Oklahoma .......:      66            70            80            74     
South Carolina .:      83            75            80            87     
Tennessee ......:      96            93            98            89     
Texas ..........:      84            71            82            82     
Virginia .......:      94            75            90            94     
                :                                                       
15 States ......:      87            77            86            86     
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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 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      5            10            22             9      
Arizona ........:     43            25            35            40      
Arkansas .......:      9             7            14            10      
California .....:      -             -             -             6      
Georgia ........:     10             3             7            10      
Kansas .........:      6             1             2             4      
Louisiana ......:     28            29            48            28      
Mississippi ....:     15            12            26            13      
Missouri .......:      -            26            40             1      
North Carolina .:      6             1             3             6      
Oklahoma .......:      3             4             6             3      
South Carolina .:      8             1             4             4      
Tennessee ......:      7             8            14             6      
Texas ..........:     14            17            19            14      
Virginia .......:      -             1             7             4      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     12            13            17            12      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 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 ........:     -           -          14          69          17     
Arizona ........:     2           3          43          44           8     
Arkansas .......:     -           3           9          50          38     
California .....:     -           -           -          30          70     
Georgia ........:     -           6          25          56          13     
Kansas .........:     1           2          32          53          12     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          43          51           4     
Mississippi ....:     -           6          21          51          22     
Missouri .......:     -          10          27          50          13     
North Carolina .:     3          13          24          51           9     
Oklahoma .......:    14          28          37          19           2     
South Carolina .:     -           3          20          55          22     
Tennessee ......:     2           5          19          50          24     
Texas ..........:    21          30          27          18           4     
Virginia .......:     1           3          13          80           3     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:    13          20          25          33           9     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    14          20          26          32           8     
Previous year ..:     5           6          26          48          15     
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-  Represents zero.        

 

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