USDA September Production Report

USDA estimated a 2017-18 U.S. crop of 21.76 million bales.

September 12, 2017
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In its September crop report, USDA estimated a 2017-18 U.S. crop of 21.76 million bales. Upland production was estimated at 21.03 million bales and extra-long staple (ELS) production at 727,000 bales.

Harvested area was an estimated 11.51 million acres, implying a non-harvested area of about 1.11 million acres based on USDA’s revised acreage.