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Cotton Condition Ratings Take Another Hit

Dan Cotton, Peanuts

cottonThe weather is not being at all kind to cotton in most major growing areas. Gary Crawford has the story.

Cotton Condition Ratings Take another Hit

However, U.S. Department of Agriculture meteorologist Brad Rippey notes peanut crop conditions are improving.

Peanut Crop Condition Improves

In Alabama, the cotton crop condition is rated only 1 percent poor to very poor, 17 percent fair, 62 percent good and 20 percent excellent. In Florida, the cotton crop condition is rated 3 percent poor to very poor, 31 percent fair, 65 percent good and only 1 percent excellent. In Georgia, the cotton crop condition is rated 8 percent poor to very poor, 24 percent fair, 56 percent good and 12 percent excellent.

In Alabama, the peanut crop condition is rated only 2 percent poor to very poor, 24 percent fair, 67 percent good and 7 percent excellent. In Florida, the peanut crop condition is rated 1 percent poor to very poor, 12 percent fair, 70 percent good and 17 percent excellent. In Georgia, the peanut crop condition is rated 5 percent poor to very poor, 22 percent fair, 60 percent good and 13 percent excellent.