Final 2017 USDA Crop Estimates
USDA's May Crop Production Report estimates total US production for the 2017-18 crop to be 20.9 million 480-lb. bales.
NCC 2018 Planting Intentions
NCC's annual Cotton Planting Intentions survey estimates total 2018 US cotton acreage at 13.1 million acres, up 3.7% from 2016.
USDA 2018 Prospective Plantings
USDA’s March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S. producers intend to plant 13.5 million acres of cotton in 2018/19, up 6.8% from the previous year.
USDA August Production Report
USDA's August Crop Production Report estimates total US cotton production for the 2018 crop to be 19.2 million bales.
USDA June Acreage Report
USDA's June Acreage Report indicates U.S. producers planted 13.5 million acres of cotton in 2018/19, up 7.2% from the previous year.
U.S. Cotton Planted Acres
Historical U.S. upland and ELS cotton planted acres.
U.S. Cotton Production Map
(Members Only) This document, which provides a map showing the most recent US cotton production by county, is available at no cost to NCC members as a downloadable pdf.