Cotton Crop Progress

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

Cotton: Percent Setting Bolls

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/12/2018 8/5/2018 8/12/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 89 77 88 87
Arizona 91 88 88 90
Arkansas 100 100 99 99
California 55 53 64 85
Georgia 84 76 86 87
Kansas 54 34 36 37
Louisiana 100 99 97 96
Mississippi 95 92 86 86
Missouri 100 100 81 71
North Carolina 78 69 85 87
Oklahoma 70 46 58 59
South Carolina 75 59 75 80
Tennessee 93 85 91 82
Texas 71 47 71 72
Virginia 75 60 89 85
15 States 77 60 77 78
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Bolls Opening

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/12/2018 8/5/2018 8/12/2017 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 10 1 1 3
Arizona 25 22 27 30
Arkansas 7 2 6 6
California 0 0 0 4
Georgia 3 1 3 4
Kansas 1 0 2 1
Louisiana 29 17 19 17
Mississippi 12 11 6 6
Missouri 26 5 0 0
North Carolina 1 0 3 3
Oklahoma 4 0 2 1
South Carolina 1 0 2 0
Tennessee 8 0 3 3
Texas 17 14 13 12
Virginia 1 0 0 1
15 States 13 9 10 9
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  8/12/2018
State  Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 1 1 18 62 18
Arizona 1 2 56 35 6
Arkansas 0 4 12 47 37
California 0 0 0 30 70
Georgia 1 7 25 56 11
Kansas 1 1 31 55 12
Louisiana 0 2 52 40 6
Mississippi 0 5 23 50 22
Missouri 0 8 27 52 13
North Carolina 5 15 25 46 9
Oklahoma 12 34 31 21 2
South Carolina 0 3 24 53 20
Tennessee 3 6 17 51 23
Texas 23 29 28 17 3
Virginia 1 2 6 89 2
15 States 14 20 26 32 8
Previous Week 11 21 28 32 8
Previous Year 8 4 27 44 17
 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service