Cotton Crop Progress

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

Cotton: Percent Bolls Opening

Week Ending
State 1/ 9/16/2018 9/9/2018 9/16/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 67 54 49 53
Arizona 87 74 90 81
Arkansas 89 72 67 70
California 10 4 27 52
Georgia 55 40 63 66
Kansas 38 24 28 24
Louisiana 95 91 91 90
Mississippi 81 69 59 67
Missouri 82 66 59 40
North Carolina 59 43 52 54
Oklahoma 49 36 42 40
South Carolina 37 28 61 58
Tennessee 80 68 47 46
Texas 37 30 30 35
Virginia 43 37 39 43
15 States 49 39 43 46
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Harvested

Week Ending
State 1/ 9/16/2018 9/9/2018 9/16/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 0 0 2 1
Arizona 14 8 12 8
Arkansas 1 0 0 1
California 0 0 0 0
Georgia 1 0 2 1
Kansas 0 0 2 1
Louisiana 14 8 7 8
Mississippi 6 1 1 2
Missouri 2 0 0 0
North Carolina 1 0 0 0
Oklahoma 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 2 0 0 1
Tennessee 2 0 0 1
Texas 22 18 18 12
Virginia 0 0 0 0
15 States 13 10 11 6
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  9/16/2018
State  Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 1 1 18 62 18
Arizona 1 2 55 34 8
Arkansas 1 4 14 44 37
California 0 0 0 30 70
Georgia 0 8 28 53 11
Kansas 1 2 25 55 17
Louisiana 0 3 33 58 6
Mississippi 0 5 23 45 27
Missouri 2 11 31 44 12
North Carolina 5 14 33 43 5
Oklahoma 4 15 52 28 1
South Carolina 1 7 38 42 12
Tennessee 1 1 19 65 14
Texas 13 36 29 18 4
Virginia 1 3 10 83 3
15 States 8 24 29 30 9
Previous Week 13 21 28 29 9
Previous Year 6 8 25 44 17
 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service