Cotton Crop Progress

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

Cotton: Percent Bolls Opening

Week Ending
State 1/ 10/15/2017 10/8/2017 10/15/2016 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 86 83 95 91
Arizona 99 97 98 99
Arkansas 100 99 100 98
California 80 75 96 94
Georgia 95 91 96 92
Kansas 72 58 74 75
Louisiana 100 100 100 100
Mississippi 93 89 100 97
Missouri 97 92 99 88
North Carolina 90 85 93 91
Oklahoma 91 71 84 88
South Carolina 97 96 92 87
Tennessee 98 93 98 88
Texas 73 60 82 80
Virginia 99 87 95 95
15 States 82 72 88 86
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Harvested

Week Ending
State 1/ 10/15/2017 10/8/2017 10/15/2016 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 33 22 47 30
Arizona 24 21 27 25
Arkansas 52 29 66 48
California 15 10 27 28
Georgia 27 19 32 21
Kansas 7 5 7 5
Louisiana 76 63 84 77
Mississippi 46 32 67 54
Missouri 42 24 52 33
North Carolina 20 13 10 12
Oklahoma 11 3 13 9
South Carolina 29 19 16 15
Tennessee 39 24 42 27
Texas 30 27 22 22
Virginia 19 5 7 10
15 States 31 25 29 26
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  10/15/2017
State Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 0 8 35 45 12
Arizona 3 4 10 64 19
Arkansas 1 3 11 46 39
California 0 0 0 5 95
Georgia 7 19 28 39 7
Kansas 0 2 27 60 11
Louisiana 1 28 45 26 0
Mississippi 0 8 32 40 20
Missouri 1 9 31 47 12
North Carolina 1 5 20 56 18
Oklahoma 0 1 9 88 2
South Carolina 0 1 19 50 30
Tennessee 1 6 12 57 24
Texas 7 7 32 40 14
Virginia 0 0 18 76 6
15 States 5 8 29 43 15
Previous Week 8 7 25 42 18
Previous Year 4 13 36 38 9
 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service