cotton planting estimates

Cotton Planting Estimates Up from Last Year

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts, USDA-NASS

Becky Sommer with the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service reports the initial cotton planting estimates for this year. Growers intend to plant 12.2 million acres of all cotton across the United States, which is up 9 percent from the previous year. Cotton producers in Georgia expect to plant an estimated 1.2 million acres, up 3 percent from the previous year.  …

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U.S. Cotton Production Forecast Still Up 25 Percent from Last Year

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their December crop reports today. Becky Sommer with NASS in Washington D.C. says the U.S. cotton production estimate is still up 25 percent from last year’s crop. All cotton production is forecast at 18.3 million 480?pound bales, up less than 1 percent from the previous forecast, and up 25 percent from 2020. Based on conditions …

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USDA Collecting Final 2021 Crop Production and Stocks Data

Dan Crop Forecasts, USDA-NASS

With another harvest season nearing an end, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will be contacting producers to gather final year-end crop production numbers and the amount of grain and oilseeds stored on their farms. Plus, NASS will survey grain facility operators to determine year-end grain and oilseed stocks. To protect the health of producers, partners, and employees, NASS …

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Harvest of Cotton and Peanuts Continues

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts, Peanuts

While the recent dry weather conditions have allowed the harvest of both cotton and peanuts to pick up, it also created favorable conditions for cotton crop development. But, USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey notes the percentage of cotton bolls opening around the country are still behind the 5-year averages. And Rippey notes there are also delays in harvest progress for peanuts. In Alabama, …

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USDA’s New Projections for Corn, Soybeans, Cotton and Oranges

Dan Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Crop Forecasts, Soybeans

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) October crop estimate, both corn and soybean production is up from the September estimate. But a story from Gary Crawford notes it is a different story for cotton. According to USDA, the U.S. season-average corn price received by producers is unchanged at $5.45 per bushel. The season-average soybean price for 2021/22 is forecast …

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U.S. Cotton Production Forecast Up 23 Percent from Last Year

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts, USDA-NASS

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has released their October crop reports, and Becky Sommer with NASS in Washington D.C. says the U.S. cotton production estimate is up 23 percent from last year’s crop. All cotton production is forecast at 18.0 million 480?pound bales, down 3 percent from the previous forecast, but up 23 percent from 2020. Based on conditions as of October 1, …