This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
As of April 24th, the latest USDA report that tracks cotton plantings are standing at 13 percent complete. Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council, says that is slightly behind the five year average pace which would be 16 percent this time of year.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Adams says the most planting progress has been made in California and Arizona.
Suggested Introduction 3:
Adams says it is still early in the season so there is time to get the crop in however, this situation should be closely monitored.