Production & Acreage Information

Final 2016 USDA Crop Estimates
USDA's May Crop Production Report estimates total US production for the 2016-17 crop to be 17.2 million 480-lb. bales.

NCC 2018 Planting Intentions
NCC's annual Cotton Planting Intentions survey estimates total 2018 US cotton acreage at 13.1 million acres, up 3.7% from 2016.

USDA 2018 Prospective Plantings
USDA’s March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S. producers intend to plant 13.5 million acres of cotton in 2018/19, up 6.8% from the previous year.

USDA January Production Report
USDA's January Crop Production Report estimates total US cotton production for the 2017 crop to be 21.3 million bales.

USDA June Acreage Report
USDA's June Acreage Report indicates U.S. producers planted 12.1 million acres of cotton in 2017/18, up 19.7% from the previous year.

U.S. Cotton Planted Acres
Historical U.S. upland and ELS cotton planted acres.

U.S. Cotton Production Map
(Members Only) This document, which provides a map showing the most recent US cotton production by county, is available at no cost to NCC members as a downloadable pdf.