peanut crop

Final 2021 Cotton, Peanut Crop Progress Reports

Dan Cotton, Peanuts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released their final cotton and peanut crop progress reports for the 2021 season. In this report, USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says the pace of the nation’s cotton harvest is actually ahead of the five-year average.

And Rippey notes peanut harvest is on par with last year at this time.

In Alabama, cotton harvested as of this past Sunday was at 85 percent, which compares to 88 percent last year and 86 percent is the 5-year average. For peanuts, 97 percent of the crop had been harvested, which compares to 98 percent last year, and the 5-year average is 97 percent.

In Florida, 75 percent of the cotton crop has been harvested, which compares to 68 percent last year and 72 percent is the 5-year average. For peanuts, 100 percent of the crop has been harvested.

In Georgia, 76 percent of the cotton crop has been harvested, which compares to 79 percent last year and 83 percent is the 5-year average. For peanuts, 97 percent have been harvested which compares to 98 percent last year and the 5-year average is 98 percent.