Cotton Ginnings

Cotton Ginnings

As of March 1, 2018
(Running Bales)
  2016 2017
UPLAND    
SOUTHEAST 3,644,250 4,431,050
Alabama 676,000 769,900
Florida 146,950 119,050
Georgia 2,157,550 2,191,400
North Carolina 353,850 763,400
South Carolina 218,350 405,300
Virginia 91,550 182,000
MID-SOUTH 3,266,600 4,255,100
Arkansas 858,950 1,151,850
Louisiana 266,100 407,850
Mississippi 1,009,400 1,293,850
Missouri 565,800 683,000
Tennessee 566,350 718,550
SOUTHWEST 8,475,250 9,409,300
Kansas 71,250 1/
Oklahoma 535,800 603,000
Texas 7,868,200 8,806,300
WEST 637,650 676,850
Arizona 355,350 438,350
California 249,300 238,500
New Mexico 33,000 1/
TOTAL UPLAND 16,023,750 18,921,300
TOTAL ELS 535,150 677,950
Arizona 19,150 28,850
California 470,550 611,150
New Mexico 15,100 1/
Texas 30,350 1/
ALL COTTON 16,558,900 19,599,250
Source: USDA-NASS.
Note: Regions may not add to total to avoid disclosure of individual gins.
1/ Not published to avoid disclosing individual gins, but included in U.S. totals.