Planting Intentions

NCC's annual Cotton Planting Intentions Survey.

Prospective 2017 U.S. Cotton Area

 

 

 2016 Actual

 (Thou.) 1/

 2017 Estimated

 (Thou.) 2/

Percent

Change

SOUTHEAST

2,170 

2,173 

0.1% 

 Alabama

345

394

14.2%

 Florida

102

108

5.4%

 Georgia

1,180

1,144

-3.1%

 N. Carolina

280

267

-4.8%

 S. Carolina

190

189

-0.4%

 Virginia

73

72

-1.0%

MID-SOUTH

1,490 

1,680 

12.8% 

 Arkansas

380

389

2.5%

 Louisiana

140

153

9.5%

 Mississippi

435

552

26.8%

 Missouri

280

289

3.1%

 Tennessee

255

297

16.6%

SOUTHWEST

5,987 

6,630 

10.7% 

 Kansas

32

45

42.0%

 Oklahoma

305

397

30.1%

 Texas

5,650

6,187

9.5%

WEST

233 

268 

15.1% 

 Arizona

120

154

28.3%

 California

66

65

-1.5%

 New Mexico

47

49

4.5%

TOTAL UPLAND

9,880 

10,751 

8.8% 

TOTAL ELS

195 

266 

36.9% 

 Arizona

15

26

79.6%

 California

155

204

31.4%

 New Mexico

8

8

-0.8%

 Texas

17

29

68.4%

ALL COTTON

10,075 

11,017 

9.4% 

1/ USDA-NASS

2/ National Cotton Council