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Cotton Crop, Peanut Harvest Progress

Dan Cotton, Peanuts

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USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey has the latest crop progress and condition report on the U.S. cotton crop.

Rippey gives the latest report on the pace of the nation’s peanut harvest.

In Alabama, 98 percent of the cotton bolls were open, which compares to 95 percent last year at this time. Sixty-one percent of the cotton crop has been harvested, which compares to 49 percent this time last year. Ninety-three percent of the peanuts had been dug, which compares to 86 percent this time last year. Eighty-eight percent have already been harvested, which compares to only 72 percent last year.

In Florida, 91 percent of the cotton bolls were open, which compares to 98 percent last year at this time. Thirty-three percent of the crop has been harvested, comparing to only 13 percent last year. Ninety-five percent of the peanuts had been dug, which compares to 91 percent this time last year. Eighty-eight percent have been harvested, which compares to 80 percent this time last year.

In Georgia, 97 percent of the cotton bolls were open, the same amount as last year at this time. Fifty-six percent of the crop has been harvested, comparing to 40 percent last year. Ninety-two percent of the peanuts have been dug, which compares to 86 percent this time last year. Eighty-three percent have been harvested, which compares to 71 percent this time last year.