Cotton Crop Progress

Statistics on the development of the current cotton crop, updated each Monday.

Cotton: Percent Setting Bolls

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/20/2017 8/13/2017 8/20/2016 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 97 90 96 96
Arizona 92 89 94 97
Arkansas 100 99 100 100
California 74 65 88 94
Georgia 94 87 96 94
Kansas 44 37 48 56
Louisiana 99 98 99 99
Mississippi 95 87 90 93
Missouri 90 83 75 84
North Carolina 90 87 92 94
Oklahoma 67 60 69 76
South Carolina 84 76 91 88
Tennessee 97 91 96 90
Texas 86 75 91 84
Virginia 94 91 91 95
15 States 88 80 91 88
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Bolls Opening

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/20/2017 8/13/2017 8/20/2016 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 6 1 15 10
Arizona 46 28 43 43
Arkansas 9 6 15 15
California 0 0 0 7
Georgia 11 4 17 11
Kansas 7 2 2 5
Louisiana 30 19 43 32
Mississippi 17 6 17 17
Missouri 0 0 1 5
North Carolina 6 4 10 7
Oklahoma 3 2 4 4
South Carolina 9 2 2 4
Tennessee 7 4 8 8
Texas 14 13 17 16
Virginia 0 0 4 6
15 States 12 10 15 14
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  8/20/2017
State Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 0 8 32 52 8
Arizona 1 4 15 50 30
Arkansas 1 3 14 49 33
California 0 0 0 10 90
Georgia 2 7 22 52 17
Kansas 3 4 38 50 5
Louisiana 0 3 26 65 6
Mississippi 0 7 24 47 22
Missouri 1 11 29 48 11
North Carolina 2 6 21 59 12
Oklahoma 0 2 7 90 1
South Carolina 0 0 6 54 40
Tennessee 1 1 4 59 35
Texas 8 7 30 43 12
Virginia 1 1 22 76 0
15 States 5 6 26 48 15
Previous Week 8 4 27 44 17
Previous Year 4 14 35 39 8
 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service