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USDA Predicts 2019 Oklahoma Cotton Crop Up 100,000 Bales from 2018 to 780,000 Bales

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:28:49 CDT

USDA Predicts 2019 Oklahoma Cotton Crop Up 100,000 Bales from 2018 to 780,000 Bales Based on the USDA September Crop Production Report, Oklahoma upland cotton production is expected to total 780 thousand bales, 14 percent higher than 2018. Yield averaged 651 pounds per acre, compared with 595 pounds last year. Acreage harvested, at 575 thousand acres, is up 5 percent from last year. Based on the September Crop Report, Oklahoma will have the 8th largest cotton crop by state in the United States.

Expectations back in August were for a lot higher yield per acre- 851 pounds of lint versus the 651 pounds estimated in the September report- but the yield remains above a year ago and the number of expected harvested acres up gives us about 100,000 more bales of production this year versus last.

Oklahoma corn production totaled 44.1 million bushels, up 18 percent from the previous year. Statewide yields averaged 140 bushels per acre, 6 bushels higher than 2018. Acres harvested for grain, at 315 thousand, are up 13 percent from last year.

Oklahoma sorghum production totaled 14.0 million bushels, up 17 percent from last year. Yield averaged 53 bushels per acre, up 3 bushels from the previous year. Acres harvested, at 265 thousand acres, are 10 percent higher than 2018.

Oklahoma soybean production is forecast at 11.2 million bushels, down 38 percent from last year.Yield is expected to average 26 bushels per acre,compared with 30 bushels in 2018. Harvested acreage, at 430 thousand acres, is 28 percent lower than last year.

For the complete Southern Plains regional report- which provides data for Oklahoma and Texas- click or tap here.

For the complete USDA September Crop Production report released yesterday morning, click or tap here.



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