Final 2016 USDA Crop Estimates Announced

U.S. Cotton Crop, 2016-17

 

PLANTED

ACRES

Thou.

HARV.

ACRES

Thou.

YIELD PER

HARV.

ACRE

Lb.

5-YEAR

AVG.

YIELD

Lb.

480-

POUND

BALES

Thou.

UPLAND

         

SOUTHEAST

2,171

2,120

855

871

3,775

   Alabama

345

343

988

844

706

   Florida

103

102

922

803

196

   Georgia

1,180

1,165

898

910

2,180

   North Carolina

280

255

646

821

343

   South Carolina

190

183

656

819

250

   Virginia

73

72

667

941

100

MID-SOUTH

1,490

1,458

1,096

1,012

3,330

   Arkansas

380

375

1,075

1,047

840

   Louisiana

140

137

939

992

268

   Mississippi

435

430

1,207

1,067

1,081

   Missouri

280

266

1,021

1,035

566

   Tennessee

255

250

1,104

880

575

SOUTHWEST

5,987

5,521

764

626

8,788

   Kansas

32

31

1,099

664

71

   Oklahoma

305

290

1,021

665

617

   Texas

5,650

5,200

748

624

8,100

WEST

230

221

1,538

1,496

708

   Arizona

120

118

1,525

1,514

375

   California

63

62

1,897

1,652

245

   New Mexico

47

41

1,030

995

88

TOTAL UPLAND

9,878

9,320

855

806

16,601

TOTAL ELS

195

188

1,454

1,443

569

   Arizona

15

11

851

955

20

   California

155

154

1,565

1,516

502

   New Mexico

8

8

886

870

14

   Texas

17

15

1,056

920

33

ALL COTTON

10,073

9,508

867

822

17,170

Source: USDA-NASS May Annual Crop Production Report.