Cotton Crop Progress

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

Cotton: Percent Setting Bolls

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/19/2018 8/12/2018 8/19/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 92 89 96 95
Arizona 96 91 92 95
Arkansas 100 100 100 100
California 57 55 73 90
Georgia 92 84 93 92
Kansas 70 54 43 47
Louisiana 100 100 99 99
Mississippi 96 95 94 91
Missouri 100 100 89 82
North Carolina 87 78 90 92
Oklahoma 80 70 66 74
South Carolina 80 75 83 87
Tennessee 96 93 96 89
Texas 82 71 84 82
Virginia 90 75 94 94
15 States 86 77 87 86
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Bolls Opening

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/19/2018 8/12/2018 8/19/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 22 10 5 9
Arizona 35 25 43 40
Arkansas 14 7 9 10
California 0 0 0 6
Georgia 7 3 10 10
Kansas 2 1 6 4
Louisiana 48 29 28 28
Mississippi 26 12 15 13
Missouri 40 26 0 1
North Carolina 3 1 6 6
Oklahoma 6 4 3 3
South Carolina 4 1 8 4
Tennessee 14 8 7 6
Texas 19 17 14 14
Virginia 7 1 0 4
15 States 17 13 12 12
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  8/19/2018
State  Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 0 0 14 69 17
Arizona 2 3 43 44 8
Arkansas 0 3 9 50 38
California 0 0 0 30 70
Georgia 0 6 25 56 13
Kansas 1 2 32 53 12
Louisiana 0 2 43 51 4
Mississippi 0 6 21 51 22
Missouri 0 10 27 50 13
North Carolina 3 13 24 51 9
Oklahoma 14 28 37 19 2
South Carolina 0 3 20 55 22
Tennessee 2 5 19 50 24
Texas 21 30 27 18 4
Virginia 1 3 13 80 3
15 States 13 20 25 33 9
Previous Week 14 20 26 32 8
Previous Year 5 6 26 48 15
 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service