Production & Acreage Information

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USDA 2015 Prospective Plantings
USDA’s March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S. producers intend to plant 9.5 million acres of cotton in 2015/16, down 13.5% from the previous year.

NCC 2015 Planting Intentions
NCC's annual Cotton Planting Intentions survey estimates total 2015 US cotton acreage at 9.4 million acres, down 14.6% from 2014.

USDA January Production Report
USDA's January Crop Production Report estimates total US cotton production for the 2014 crop to be 16.1 million bales.

USDA June Acreage Report
USDA's June Acreage Report indicates U.S. producers planted 11.4 million acres of cotton in 2014/15, up 9.2% from the previous year.

Final 2013 USDA Crop Estimates
USDA's May Crop Production Report estimates total US production for the 2013-14 crop to be 12.9 million 480-lb. bales.

U.S. Cotton Planted Acres
Historical U.S. upland and ELS cotton planted acres.

U.S. Cotton Production Map
(Members Only) This document, which provides a map showing the most recent US cotton production by county, is available at no cost to NCC members as a downloadable pdf.