USDA Prospective Plantings

Prospective 2018 U.S. Cotton Plantings

 

2017 Actual (Thou.) 1/

2018 USDA - NASS (Thou.) 2/

2018 NCC Intended (Thou.) 3/

USDA Percent Change

NCC Percent Change

UPLAND

         

SOUTHEAST

     2,523

     2,845

     2,582

12.8%

2.3%

  Alabama

        435

        470

       439

8.0%

0.8%

  Florida

          99

        120

       106

21.2%

6.9%

  Georgia

     1,280

     1,450

     1,287

13.3%

0.6%

  North Carolina

        375

        440

       406

17.3%

8.2%

  South Carolina

        250

        285

       258

14.0%

3.4%

  Virginia

          84

         80

         87

-4.8%

3.1%

MID-SOUTH

     1,945

     1,935

     1,943

-0.5%

-0.1%

  Arkansas

        445

        480

       466

7.9%

4.7%

  Louisiana

        220

        180

       214

-18.2%

-2.6%

  Mississippi

        630

        580

       596

-7.9%

-5.5%

  Missouri

        305

        345

       317

13.1%

3.8%

  Tennessee

        345

        350

       350

1.4%

1.5%

SOUTHWEST

     7,578

     8,110

     8,007

7.0%

5.7%

  Kansas

          93

        130

       144

39.8%

55.3%

  Oklahoma

        585

        680

       708

16.2%

21.0%

  Texas

     6,900

     7,300

     7,154

5.8%

3.7%

WEST

        314

        317

       293

1.0%

-6.8%

  Arizona

        160

        165

       138

3.1%

-13.5%

  California

          88

         82

         78

-6.8%

-10.8%

  New Mexico

          66

         70

         76

6.1%

14.6%

TOTAL UPLAND

   12,360

   13,207

   12,824

6.9%

3.8%

TOTAL ELS

        252

        262

       254

4.2%

1.0%

  Arizona

          15

         14

         20

-6.7%

31.6%

  California

        215

        230

       212

7.0%

-1.3%

  New Mexico

           8

           6

           8

-20.0%

4.8%

  Texas

          14

         12

         14

-14.3%

2.9%

ALL COTTON

   12,612

   13,469

   13,078

6.8%

3.7%

1/ USDA-NASS.

2/ USDA-NASS Prospective Plantings Report.

3/ NCC Planting Intentions Survey.