Source: USDA-NASS
August 12, 2019 

Released August 12, 2019, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Cotton Setting Bolls - Selected States[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2018 cotton acreage]

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                :               Week ending               :            

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      State     : August 11,  :  August 4,  : August 11,  :  2014-2018 

                :    2018     :    2019     :    2019     :   Average  

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                :                        percent                       

                :                                                      

Alabama ........:      87           78            87            88     

Arizona ........:      91           82            90            89     

Arkansas .......:     100           91            96            99     

California .....:      55           70            85            78     

Georgia ........:      83           79            88            88     

Kansas .........:      51           26            38            39     

Louisiana ......:     100           91            97            97     

Mississippi ....:      95           68            82            88     

Missouri .......:     100           48            55            75     

North Carolina .:      77           83            91            84     

Oklahoma .......:      67           40            69            62     

South Carolina .:      73           63            86            84     

Tennessee ......:      92           65            80            85     

Texas ..........:      68           50            72            69     

Virginia .......:      73           62            78            80     

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15 States ......:      75           59            77            76     

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Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States [These 15 States planted 99% of the 2018 cotton acreage]

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                :               Week ending               :            

                :-----------------------------------------:            

      State     : August 11,  :  August 4,  : August 11,  :  2014-2018 

                :    2018     :    2019     :    2019     :   Average  

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                :                        percent                       

                :                                                      

Alabama ........:      9           (NA)            2             4     

Arizona ........:     25             11           23            28     

Arkansas .......:      6              -            3             6     

California .....:      -           (NA)            -             3     

Georgia ........:      3              2            9             3     

Kansas .........:      1              -            1             1     

Louisiana ......:     27             13           18            19     

Mississippi ....:     12              1            3             8     

Missouri .......:     23           (NA)            -             5     

North Carolina .:      1              -            1             3     

Oklahoma .......:      3           (NA)            -             1     

South Carolina .:      1           (NA)            1             1     

Tennessee ......:      7              -            3             4     

Texas ..........:     17             14           31            13     

Virginia .......:      1           (NA)            -             1     

                :                                                      

15 States ......:     12           (NA)           20            10     

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-    Represents zero.                                          

(NA) Not available.                                                    


Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 11, 2019 [These 15 States planted 99% of the 2018 cotton acreage]

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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent

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                :                          percent                          

Alabama ........:     -           8          34          46          12    

Arizona ........:     -           5          16          61          18    

Arkansas .......:     -           3          14          46          37    

California .....:     -           -          65          25          10    

Georgia ........:     2           9          32          51           6    

Kansas .........:     5          18          40          34           3    

Louisiana ......:     -           3          25          63           9    

Mississippi ....:     1           5          39          47           8    

Missouri .......:     7           8          55          30           -    

North Carolina .:     4          10          27          48          11    

Oklahoma .......:     -           8          40          48           4    

South Carolina .:     -           6          34          52           8    

Tennessee ......:     -           3          17          63          17    

Texas ..........:     1          11          36          44           8    

Virginia .......:     -           1          11          83           5    

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15 States ......:     1           9          34          47           9    

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Previous week ..:     1          12          33          44          10    

Previous year ..:    14          20          26          32           8    

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-  Represents zero. (Source: USDA-NASS)