Final Mapped California Cotton Acreage

The Pink Bollworm Program under the California Department of Food and Agriculture has released their final mapped numbers for 2019, including the Pima and Upland acreage splits. Final acreage numbers for California put Pima at 203,235 acres and Upland at 56,122 acres for a total of 259,357 acres statewide. This represents a 3% decrease in Pima acreage and a 17% increase in upland acreage as compared to 2018.  This represents a 0.5% increase in overall cotton acreage for 2019.