USDA December Production Report

U.S. Cotton Crop, 2017-18

 

PLANTED

ACRES

Thou. 1/

HARV.

ACRES

Thou.

YIELD PER

HARV.

ACRE

Lb.

5-YEAR

AVG.

YIELD

Lb.

480-

POUND

BALES

Thou.

UPLAND

         

SOUTHEAST

2,534 

2,499

899

904

4,678 

   Alabama

435 

428

931

899

830 

   Florida

100 

98

882

839

180 

   Georgia

1,290 

1,280

863

936

2,300 

   North Carolina

375 

365

934

877

710 

   South Carolina

250 

245

882

791

450 

   Virginia

84 

83

1,203

967

208 

MID-SOUTH

1,945 

1,915

1,089

1,067

4,345 

   Arkansas

445 

438

1,162

1,096

1,060 

   Louisiana

220 

215

938

1,038

420 

   Mississippi

630 

625

1,083

1,135

1,410 

   Missouri

305 

297

1,172

1,051

725 

   Tennessee

345 

340

1,031

957

730 

SOUTHWEST

7,573 

6,446

803

665

10,785 

   Kansas

93 

91

976

815

185 

   Oklahoma

580 

555

951

776

1,100 

   Texas

6,900 

5,800

786

659

9,500 

WEST

320 

303

1,434

1,516

905 

   Arizona

160 

158

1,534

1,503

505 

   California

91 

90

1,600

1,771

300 

   New Mexico

69 

55

873

982

100 

TOTAL UPLAND

12,372 

11,163

891

824

20,713 

TOTAL ELS

247 

242

1,441

1,478

727 

   Arizona

15 

15

894

929

27 

   California

210 

208

1,528

1,569

662 

   New Mexico

7

800

874

12 

   Texas

14 

13

998

917

26 

ALL COTTON

12,619 

11,405

902

839

21,440 

Source: USDA-NASS December Crop Production Report.

1/ Revised from USDA-NASS June Acreage Report.