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.