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Prospective 2015 U.S. Cotton Area

 

2014 Actual
(Thou.) 1/

2015 Estimated
 (Thou.) 2/

Percent
Change

SOUTHEAST

2,669

2,386

-10.6%

Alabama

350

306

-12.5%

Florida

107

82

-23.2%

Georgia

1,380

1,259

-8.8%

N. Carolina

465

411

-11.5%

S. Carolina

280

246

-12.0%

Virginia

87

81

-7.4%

MID-SOUTH

1,455

1,078

-25.9%

Arkansas

335

203

-39.4%

Louisiana

170

140

-17.9%

Mississippi

425

368

-13.5%

Missouri

250

192

-23.3%

Tennessee

275

176

-35.9%

SOUTHWEST

6,471

5,595

-13.5%

Kansas

31

26

-15.0%

Oklahoma

240

225

-6.2%

Texas

6,200

5,343

-13.8%

WEST

250

134

-46.6%

Arizona

150

59

-60.4%

California

57

35

-39.2%

New Mexico

43

39

-8.3%

TOTAL UPLAND

10,845

9,192

-15.2%

TOTAL ELS

192

236

22.8%

Arizona

15

36

140.5%

California

155

174

12.3%

New Mexico

5

7

31.4%

Texas

17

19

12.7%

ALL COTTON

11,037

9,428

-14.6%

1/ USDA-NASS
2/ National Cotton Council