Tennessee cotton production forecast up 18 percent

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on Tennessee cotton production forecast up 18 percent

Released: August 10, 2017

Tennessee cotton production forecast up 18 percent

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the August Crop Production report today, showing Tennessee’s cotton production continuing to rebound. This month’s report is the first of the season to forecast row crop production.

“Tennessee’s cotton crop acreage continues its steady rise from record lows over the past few seasons, and tobacco yields are expected to rise from last season’s weather-plagued crop,” said Debra Kenerson, Tennessee State Statistician. Continue reading  at PRAUG17_TN.

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