NCC Survey Points to 6.2% Increase in U.S. Cotton Acreage

Posted on 03/09/2017 10:24 AM
U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 9.1 million acres this spring, a 6.2% increase from year-ago, according to the National Cotton Council's (NCC) 35th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey. Upland cotton intentions are 8.9 million acres, up 5.7% from 2015, while extra-long staple (ELS) intentions of 208,000 acres represent...