Final Mapped California Cotton Acreage

The Pink Bollworm Program under the California Department of Food and Agriculture has released their final mapped numbers for 2018, including the Pima and Upland acreage splits.  Final acreage numbers for California put Pima at 209,945 acres and Upland at 47,925 acres for a total of 257,870 acres statewide.

This represents a 0.1% increase in Pima acreage and a 44.6% decrease in upland acreage as compared to 2017.  This represents a 12.6% decrease in overall cotton acreage for 2018.