2022 News Releases


2022 Cotton Acreage
In its June acreage report, USDA estimated 2022-23 U.S. cotton plantings at 12.48 million acres, up 11.3% from 2021. Learn more

Final 2021 USDA Crop Estimates
In its final estimate of the 2021-22 U.S. cotton crop, USDA put total production at 17.52 million bales. Learn more

USDA Prospective Plantings
USDA’s March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S. producers intend to plant 12.2 million cotton acres in 2022, up 9.0% from the previous year. Learn more

Growers Welcome EPA Decision on Enlist, Hope for Continued Progress and Lessons Learned
Grower groups, including the the NCC, welcomed EPA's March 29, 2022, announcement that will restore use of Enlist herbicides to many U.S. counties. Learn more

USDA January Production Report
In its January crop report, USDA estimated a 2021-22 U.S. crop of 17.62 million bales. Learn more

Vasu Kuraparthy Receives 2021 Cotton Genetics Research Award
Dr. Vasu Kuraparthy, noted scientist and professor in North Carolina State University’s Crop & Soil Sciences Department, is the 2021 Cotton Genetics Research Award recipient. Learn more