U.S. cotton growers to plant 10.5 million acres

Robinson, Elton
April 2010
Southwest Farm Press;4/15/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p7
Trade Publication
The article discusses the decision of the U.S. cotton producers to increase their production up to 10.5 million acres in 2010. It states that the move is triggered by the recuperation of the crop's prices after several years of declines. According to the Prospective Plantings report of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on March 31, 2010, the expected total of upland cotton acreage is 10.3 million acres for all states except Kansas, Arkansas and Louisiana.


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