USDA projects 15 percent rise in U.S. cotton acres

Robinson, Elton
April 2011
Southeast Farm Press;4/13/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p1
Trade Publication
The article offers information on March 31, 2011 U.S. Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report, which indicates a 15% increase in cotton acres in the country. It is inferred that high cotton prices and the possible growth in returns triggered the production growth. It cites Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska to be most likely experience the acreage increase. Projections on production changes on other spring wheat are mentioned.


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