Production & Acreage Information

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USDA 2016 Prospective Plantings
USDA’s March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S. producers intend to plant 9.6 million acres of cotton in 2016/17, up 11.4% from the previous year.

NCC 2016 Planting Intentions
NCC's annual Cotton Planting Intentions survey estimates total 2016 US cotton acreage at 9.1 million acres, up 6.2% from 2015.

USDA March Production Report
USDA's March Crop Production Report estimates total US cotton production for the 2015 crop to be 12.9 million bales.

USDA June Acreage Report
USDA's June Acreage Report indicates U.S. producers planted 9.0 million acres of cotton in 2015/16, down 18.5% from the previous year.

Final 2014 USDA Crop Estimates
USDA's May Crop Production Report estimates total US production for the 2014-15 crop to be 16.3 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.