Planting Intentions

Prospective 2018 U.S. Cotton Area

 

 

 2017 Actual

 (Thou.) 1/

 2018 Estimated

 (Thou.) 1/

Percent

Change

SOUTHEAST

2,523

2,582

2.3%

   Alabama

435

439

0.8%

   Florida

99

106

6.9%

   Georgia

1,280

1,287

0.6%

   N. Carolina

375

406

8.2%

   S. Carolina

250

258

3.4%

   Virginia

84

87

3.1%

MID-SOUTH

1,945

1,943

-0.1%

   Arkansas

445

466

4.7%

   Louisiana

220

214

-2.6%

   Mississippi

630

596

-5.5%

   Missouri

305

317

3.8%

   Tennessee

345

350

1.5%

SOUTHWEST

7,578

8,007

5.7%

   Kansas

93

144

55.3%

   Oklahoma

585

708

21.0%

   Texas

6,900

7,154

3.7%

WEST

314

293

-6.8%

   Arizona

160

138

-13.5%

   California

88

78

-10.8%

   New Mexico

66

76

14.6%

TOTAL UPLAND

12,360

12,824

3.8%

TOTAL ELS

252

254

1.0%

   Arizona

15

20

31.6%

   California

215

212

-1.3%

   New Mexico

8

8

4.8%

   Texas

14

14

2.9%

ALL COTTON

12,612

13,078

3.7%

1/ USDA-NASS

2/ National Cotton Council