Cotton Crop Progress

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

Cotton: Percent Bolls Opening

Week Ending
State 1/ 10/14/2018 10/7/2018 10/14/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 90 88 86 88
Arizona 100 99 99 99
Arkansas 100 100 100 97
California 70 50 79 91
Georgia 92 88 94 92
Kansas 77 73 70 69
Louisiana 100 100 100 99
Mississippi 98 97 92 95
Missouri 100 100 96 87
North Carolina 95 93 89 90
Oklahoma 85 74 88 87
South Carolina 79 68 97 88
Tennessee 98 96 97 87
Texas 79 70 71 75
Virginia 91 82 97 94
15 States 85 78 81 83
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Harvested

Week Ending
State 1/ 10/14/2018 10/7/2018 10/14/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 28 19 31 31
Arizona 26 25 24 25
Arkansas 67 45 49 42
California 20 5 14 26
Georgia 20 12 26 21
Kansas 2 1 7 5
Louisiana 65 51 74 75
Mississippi 60 40 44 51
Missouri 70 50 39 30
North Carolina 17 8 19 13
Oklahoma 12 7 10 7
South Carolina 18 10 28 17
Tennessee 50 33 37 23
Texas 30 28 30 22
Virginia 12 3 17 9
15 States 32 25 30 25
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  10/14/2018
State  Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 4 8 25 49 14
Arizona 1 11 27 51 10
Arkansas 1 4 16 42 37
California 0 0 5 90 5
Georgia 29 25 30 15 1
Kansas 1 2 31 54 12
Louisiana 0 3 34 56 7
Mississippi 0 6 24 49 21
Missouri 1 10 28 46 15
North Carolina 9 22 34 31 4
Oklahoma 2 6 73 19 0
South Carolina 1 5 46 35 13
Tennessee 5 5 21 48 21
Texas 11 26 36 25 2
Virginia 1 5 26 63 5
15 States 11 20 34 29 6
Previous Week 6 19 33 32 10
Previous Year 5 8 29 43 15
 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service