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U.S. Objective Cotton Yield Data - Nov 2020

Cotton Objective Yield Data
The National Agricultural Statistics Service conducted objective yield
surveys in four cotton-producing States during 2020. Randomly selected plots
in cotton fields are visited monthly from September through harvest to obtain
specific counts and measurements. Data in this table are actual field counts
from this survey.
Cotton Cumulative Boll Counts - Selected States: 2016-2020
[Includes small bolls (less than one inch in diameter), large unopened bolls
(at least one inch in diameter), open bolls, partially opened bolls, and burrs
per 40 feet of row. November, December, and Final exclude small bolls. Blank
data cells indicate estimation period has not yet begun]
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                    :           :           :           :           :
   State and month  :   2016    :   2017    :   2018    :   2019    :   2020
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                    :                          number
                    :
Arkansas            :
September ..........:    800         911         891         900         994
October ............:    769         839         910         896         849
November ...........:    779         825         892         925         820
December ...........:    779         825         892         900
Final ..............:    779         825         892         900
                    :
Georgia             :
September ..........:    562         593         605         598         606
October ............:    668         608         737         783         747
November ...........:    719         680         712         790         761
December ...........:    725         684         719         799
Final ..............:    725         684         713         803
                    :
Louisiana 1/        :
September ..........:    654         648         759        (NA)        (NA)
October ............:    760         667         734        (NA)        (NA)
November ...........:    784         665         739        (NA)        (NA)
December ...........:    784         665         739        (NA)
Final ..............:    784         665         739        (NA)
                    :
Mississippi         :
September ..........:    953         904         871         944         900
October ............:    942         810         895         895         867
November ...........:    974         804         846         904         877
December ...........:    974         797         846         901
Final ..............:    974         797         846         901
                    :
North Carolina 1/   :
September ..........:    558         637         601        (NA)        (NA)
October ............:    599         705         641        (NA)        (NA)
November ...........:    660         769         714        (NA)        (NA)
December ...........:    660         769         719        (NA)
Final ..............:    660         769         719        (NA)
                    :
Texas               :
September ..........:    467         592         570         458         576
October ............:    474         602         576         438         581
November ...........:    528         603         553         456         595
December ...........:    547         615         583         459
Final ..............:    546         614         582         461
                    :
4-State 2/          :
September ..........:    532         633         627         551         645
October ............:    604         635         661         562         661
November ...........:    604         649         640         579         671
December ...........:    618         656         659         580
Final ..............:    618         656         657         593
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(NA) Not available.
1/   Objective yield survey discontinued in 2019.
2/   6-State total prior to 2019.

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