Cotton Crop Progress

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

Cotton: Percent Squaring

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/13/2017 8/6/2017 8/13/2016 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 97 94 100 99
Arizona 100 97 100 100
Arkansas 100 100 100 100
California 90 85 99 99
Georgia 99 97 99 98
Kansas 80 69 84 85
Louisiana 100 100 100 100
Mississippi 99 97 99 99
Missouri 100 97 95 99
North Carolina 99 97 99 100
Oklahoma 98 95 96 95
South Carolina 96 92 98 98
Tennessee 99 98 98 98
Texas 97 90 99 98
Virginia 100 98 97 99
15 States 98 93 99 99
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Setting Bolls

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/13/2017 8/6/2017 8/13/2016 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 90 75 91 89
Arizona 89 85 91 93
Arkansas 99 97 100 99
California 65 60 78 90
Georgia 87 78 92 90
Kansas 37 29 37 46
Louisiana 98 94 97 97
Mississippi 87 81 88 89
Missouri 83 69 54 72
North Carolina 87 74 88 88
Oklahoma 60 43 50 62
South Carolina 76 67 86 83
Tennessee 91 88 89 83
Texas 75 45 84 77
Virginia 91 75 84 89
15 States 80 58 85 81
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton: Percent Bolls Opening

Week Ending
State 1/ 8/13/2017 8/6/2017 8/13/2016 5-Yr Avg
Percent
Alabama 1 0 7 5
Arizona 28 23 32 31
Arkansas 6 3 10 8
California 0 0 0 5
Georgia 4 0 9 5
Kansas 2 1 0 2
Louisiana 19 16 32 22
Mississippi 6 3 12 9
Missouri 0 0 0 2
North Carolina 4 0 6 4
Oklahoma 2 0 1 1
South Carolina 2 0 1 0
Tennessee 4 0 4 3
Texas 13 12 15 13
Virginia 0 0 0 1
15 States 10 8 12 10
         
1/  These 15 states planted 99% of last year's cotton acreage.
* Revised.

 

Cotton Crop Condition

Week Ending  8/13/2017
State Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Percent
Alabama 3 8 23 55 11
Arizona 2 3 14 58 23
Arkansas 1 3 12 51 33
California 0 0 0 15 85
Georgia 2 6 21 54 17
Kansas 2 4 36 53 5
Louisiana 0 2 20 69 9
Mississippi 0 6 22 48 24
Missouri 1 9 33 48 9
North Carolina 2 6 23 59 10
Oklahoma 0 1 10 89 0
South Carolina 0 1 8 49 42
Tennessee 2 5 7 58 28
Texas 13 4 32 35 16
Virginia 1 1 25 73 0
15 States 8 4 27 44 17
Previous Week 6 8 29 41 16
Previous Year 3 15 34 40 8
 

Source: USDA - National Agricultural Statistics Service