PCG EMAIL SERVICES: COTTON RELATED EXTRACTS FROM Crop Progress - September 30, 2013

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COTTON RELATED EXTRACTS FROM Crop Progress, released September 30, 2013, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2012 cotton acreage]
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               :               Week ending               :             
               :-----------------------------------------:             
     State     :September 29,:September 22,:September 29,:  2008-2012  
               :    2012     :    2013     :    2013     :   Average   
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               :                        percent                        
               :                                                       
Alabama ........:      78           38            57            74      
Arizona ........:      96           97            99            92      
Arkansas .......:      95           75            86            88      
California .....:      72           60            70            66      
Georgia ........:      84           57            66            80      
Kansas .........:      69           29            45            56      
Louisiana ......:     100           88            95            97      
Mississippi ....:      94           65            74            90      
Missouri .......:      94           16            29            81      
North Carolina .:      81           60            71            86      
Oklahoma .......:      67           56            69            69      
South Carolina .:      65           44            56            77      
Tennessee ......:      91           26            36            83      
Texas ..........:      70           39            53            63      
Virginia .......:      84           65            78            79      
               :                                                       
15 States ......:      77           47            59            71      
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Cotton Harvested - Selected States
[These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2012 cotton acreage]
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               :               Week ending               :             
               :-----------------------------------------:             
     State     :September 29,:September 22,:September 29,:  2008-2012  
               :    2012     :    2013     :    2013     :   Average   
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               :                        percent                        
               :                                                       
Alabama ........:      2             -             -             8      
Arizona ........:     19             5             7            19      
Arkansas .......:     20             2             5            16      
California .....:      -             -             1             1      
Georgia ........:      8             1             2             7      
Kansas .........:      1             -             -             -      
Louisiana ......:     57            15            30            48      
Mississippi ....:     23             1             3            23      
Missouri .......:     22             -             -            16      
North Carolina .:      2             -             1             5      
Oklahoma .......:      2             -             -             2      
South Carolina .:      3             -             2             7      
Tennessee ......:     18             2             4            14      
Texas ..........:     15            10            11            16      
Virginia .......:      -             -             -             5      
               :                                                       
15 States ......:     13             5             7            14      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 29, 2013
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2012
planted acreage]
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     State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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               :                          percent                          
               :                                                           
Alabama ........:     -           1          28          65           6     
Arizona ........:     -           1          19          62          18     
Arkansas .......:     3           8          26          43          20     
California .....:     -           -          15          40          45     
Georgia ........:     4          13          40          36           7     
Kansas .........:     2          12          46          34           6     
Louisiana ......:     -           -          28          54          18     
Mississippi ....:     1           3          22          64          10     
Missouri .......:     3          15          34          46           2     
North Carolina .:     3          13          46          37           1     
Oklahoma .......:    20          22          20          35           3     
South Carolina .:     8          13          43          35           1     
Tennessee ......:     2           6          24          51          17     
Texas ..........:    15          19          36          25           5     
Virginia .......:     2           2          16          65          15     
               :                                                           
15 States ......:    10          14          34          34           8     
               :                                                           
Previous week ..:    10          13          33          35           9     
Previous year ..:    12          19          27          32          10     
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