USDA's June 2018 Acreage Report

In its June acreage report, USDA estimated 2018-19 U.S. cotton plantings at 13.5 million acres, up 7.2% from 2017.

In its June acreage report, USDA estimated 2018-19 U.S. cotton plantings at 13.5 million acres, 7.2% more than in 2017.

Upland planted area is estimated to have increased 7.4% to 13.3 million acres while extra-long staple cotton producers' 243,000 planted acres are 3.8% less than last year.

USDA’s June projection is 49,000 U.S. cotton acres more than the agency projected in its initial 2018 estimate released in March.