U.S. Cotton Planted Acres

U.S. Cotton Planted Acres

(Thousands)

Crop Year

Upland

ELS

Total

1970

11,869

76

11,945

1971

12,253

102

12,355

1972

13,903

98

14,001

1973

12,395

85

12,480

1974

13,596

84

13,679

1975

9,408

69

9,478

1976

11,590

46

11,636

1977

13,604

75

13,680

1978

13,298

78

13,375

1979

13,887

91

13,978

1980

14,461

73

14,534

1981

14,272

59

14,330

1982

11,275

71

11,345

1983

7,863

63

7,926

1984

11,065

80

11,145

1985

10,601

84

10,685

1986

9,933

112

10,045

1987

10,259

138

10,397

1988

12,325

190

12,515

1989

10,210

377

10,587

1990

12,117

231

12,348

1991

13,802

250

14,052

1992

12,977

263

13,240

1993

13,248

190

13,438

1994

13,552

169

13,720

1995

16,717

215

16,931

1996

14,395

258

14,653

1997

13,648

250

13,898

1998

13,064

328

13,393

1999

14,584

290

14,874

2000

15,347

170

15,517

2001

15,499

270

15,769

2002

13,714

244

13,958

2003

13,301

179

13,480

2004

13,409

250

13,659

2005

13,975

270

14,245

2006

14,948

326

15,274

2007

10,535

292

10,827

2008

9,297

174

9,471

2009

9,008

141

9,150

2010

10,770

204

10,974

2011

14,428

307

14,735

2012

12,076

238

12,314

2013

10,206

201

10,407

2014

10,845

192

11,037

2015 8,422 159 8,581
2016 9,878 195 10,073

Source: USDA-NASS.