Cotton Crop Progress

Statistics on the development of the current cotton crop, updated each Monday.

Cotton: Percent Squaring

Week Ending
State 1/ 7/15/2018 7/8/2018 7/15/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 71 65 75 83
Arizona 94 85 85 87
Arkansas 99 92 99 99
California 65 55 59 85
Georgia 80 70 76 81
Kansas 69 55 25 35
Louisiana 98 95 96 94
Mississippi 86 73 77 82
Missouri 95 71 80 72
North Carolina 78 70 78 81
Oklahoma 55 40 49 42
South Carolina 63 49 67 68
Tennessee 93 80 82 72
Texas 66 51 64 63
Virginia 81 66 82 79
15 States 72 59 69 70
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Setting Bolls

Week Ending
State 1/ 7/15/2018 7/8/2018 7/15/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 46 28 32 33
Arizona 40 32 53 50
Arkansas 85 60 71 62
California 15 5 9 40
Georgia 36 21 29 37
Kansas 2 0 0 2
Louisiana 77 68 67 61
Mississippi 51 30 36 38
Missouri 71 33 15 12
North Carolina 24 11 22 24
Oklahoma 15 10 15 13
South Carolina 21 5 31 27
Tennessee 33 20 26 19
Texas 23 18 20 17
Virginia 12 5 17 12
15 States 31 21 25 24
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  7/15/2018
State  Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 0 1 17 62 20
Arizona 0 0 63 29 8
Arkansas 0 4 10 46 40
California 0 0 10 70 20
Georgia 1 6 25 57 11
Kansas 1 3 33 56 7
Louisiana 0 3 55 39 3
Mississippi 0 3 31 47 19
Missouri 0 4 27 56 13
North Carolina 10 16 25 46 3
Oklahoma 17 24 43 16 0
South Carolina 0 2 23 62 13
Tennessee 0 0 8 65 27
Texas 16 26 35 21 2
Virginia 3 5 22 68 2
15 States 10 18 31 34 7
Previous Week 8 19 32 34 7
Previous Year 1 9 30 46 14

 

 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service