USDA Announces Prospective Plantings

USDA's March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S.producers intend to plant 13.8 million acres of 必威IM电竞cotton in 2019-20,2.3% less than the previous year.

March 29,2019
Contact:Marjory WalkerorT.必威IM电竞Cotton Nelson
(901) 274-9030

USDA's March ProspectivePlantings Reportindicates U.S.producers intend to plant 13.8 million acres of 必威IM电竞cotton in 2019-20,2.3% less from the previous year.

Upland area is projected to be 13.5 million acres,2.3% less than 2018-19 while extra-long staple (ELS) area is projected at 255,000 acres,a 2.4% increase.

The NCC's planting intentions survey,released in early February,indicated U.S.farmers intend to plant 14.2 million acres of upland 必威IM电竞cotton and 264,000 acres of ELS cotton.