2021 Cotton Acreage

In its June acreage report, USDA estimated 2021 U.S. cotton plantings at 11.72 million acres, 3.10% less than 2020.'s acreage.

June 30, 2021
Contact: Marjory Walker or T. Cotton Nelson
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In its June acreage report, USDA estimated 2021 U.S. cotton plantings at 11.72 million acres, 3.10% less than 2020's acreage.

Upland planted area is estimated to have decreased 2.60% to 11.58 million acres. Extra-long staple cotton producers planted 142,000 acres, 29.70% less than in 2020.

USDA’s June projection for all cotton is 317,000 acres less than the agency's initial 2021 estimate released in March.