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Cotton production in the United States

Year Production (tonnes) Area (ha) Yield
(kilos/ha)
Seed (tonnes) Notes
2012 3,598,000 3,792,309 992 - [1][2]
  • 1 bale = 226.8 kg [3] but in practice it's more like 217 kg
  • 1 pound / acre = 1.119 kilogram / hectare (= 2.471 * 0.453)

References Edit

  1. FAOSTAT: Production-Crops-Yields, 1961-2013, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  2. 2013 Agricultural Statistics Annual - Cotton, tobacco, sugar, crops, and honey - index
  3. How many kgs make a bale of cotton?, answers.yahoo.com

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