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USDA Predicts Larger 2021 Oklahoma Cotton Crop Versus 2020

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 18:02:49 CDT

USDA Predicts Larger 2021 Oklahoma Cotton Crop Versus 2020 Oklahoma spring planted crop statistics were a part of the September Crop Production report. The report comes as a part of the USDA Crop Production Report for September 2021. The report is based off data collected as of Sept. 1. The report is as follows:

Oklahoma cotton production is forecast at 740,000 bales, 16% higher than 2020. Yield averaged 856 pounds per acre, compared with 702 pounds per acre last year. Acreage harvested is at 415,000 acres, down 5% from last year.

Oklahoma corn production is forecast at 45.0 million bushels, up 4% from the previous year. Statewide yields averaged 150 bushels per acre, 15 bushels higher than 2020. Acres harvested for grain is at 300,000, down 6% from last year.

Oklahoma sorghum production is forecast at 20.6 million bushels, up 99% from last year. Yield averaged 58 bushels per acre, up 13 bushels from the previous year. Acres harvested is at 355,000 acres, 54% higher than 2020.

Oklahoma soybean production is forecast at 16.5 million bushels, up 2% from last year. Yield is expected to average 30 bushels per acre, the same as 2020. Harvested acreage is at 550 thousand acres, 2% higher than last year.

Oklahoma peanut production is 2% higher than last year, at 60 million pounds. Yield is forecast at 4,000 pounds per acre, down 200 pounds from 2020. Harvested acres are up 7% from last year to 15,000 acres.

For the U.S., the upland cotton crop production is forecast to total 18.2 million bales, up 29% from last year. The corn crop production is forecast at 15 billion bushels, up 6% from 2020. The sorghum crop production is up 22% from last year at 454 million bushels. The peanut crop production is forecast at 6.35 billion pounds, up 3% from a year ago. The soybean crop production is forecast at 4.37 billion bushels, 6% above last year's estimate.

Pictured: Oklahoma cotton production chart from 2016 to 2021.

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