Cotton Crop Progress

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

Cotton: Percent Bolls Opening

Week Ending
State 1/ 10/21/2018 10/14/2018 10/21/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 93 90 89 93
Arizona 100 100 100 100
Arkansas 100 100 100 99
California 80 70 83 95
Georgia 95 92 97 95
Kansas 84 77 85 80
Louisiana 100 100 100 100
Mississippi 99 98 96 98
Missouri 100 100 100 92
North Carolina 97 95 93 94
Oklahoma 90 85 94 92
South Carolina 82 79 99 92
Tennessee 99 98 100 92
Texas 83 79 79 84
Virginia 96 91 100 98
15 States 88 85 86 89
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Harvested

Week Ending
State 1/ 10/21/2018 10/14/2018 10/21/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 41 28 43 43
Arizona 29 26 27 30
Arkansas 77 67 68 59
California 30 20 24 43
Georgia 29 20 36 31
Kansas 3 2 9 7
Louisiana 75 65 82 85
Mississippi 70 60 57 66
Missouri 81 70 60 45
North Carolina 30 17 29 21
Oklahoma 17 12 20 15
South Carolina 24 18 40 24
Tennessee 60 50 54 35
Texas 35 30 31 26
Virginia 34 12 40 22
15 States 39 32 36 33
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  10/21/2018
State  Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 6 11 14 55 14
Arizona 3 8 24 51 14
Arkansas 1 4 16 42 37
California 0 0 5 90 5
Georgia 27 22 35 14 2
Kansas 1 4 35 53 7
Louisiana 0 3 34 56 7
Mississippi 0 6 24 49 21
Missouri 1 10 28 46 15
North Carolina 5 26 38 29 2
Oklahoma 1 12 75 11 1
South Carolina 0 6 43 36 15
Tennessee 4 4 23 49 20
Texas 16 25 33 20 6
Virginia 1 4 20 72 3
15 States 13 20 33 26 8
Previous Week 11 20 34 29 6
Previous Year 5 9 30 42 14
 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service