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USDA-MP: Quality of Cotton Classed, By Office, Pg 11-13,Upland;mike,unif,trash,tenderable

- WEEK AND SEASON ENDED November 9, 2017 -

                               QUALITY OF COTTON CLASSED FOR PRODUCERS BY CLASSING OFFICE                               
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  Quality               ABILENE      CORPUS CHRISTI    DUMAS          FLORENCE        LAMESA                            
Designation          Week   Season   Week  Season   Week   Season   Week  Season    Week  Season                        
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   MIKE              Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.                       
                                                                                                                        
24 & below            -       -       -       *       -       -       -       -       *       *                         
  25-26               *       *       *       *       *       *       -       -      0.3     0.2                        
  27-29              0.4     0.4      *       *       *       *       -       *      2.5     1.6                        
  30-32              3.8     3.1      *      0.2     0.2     0.2      *       *      6.9     5.7                        
  33-34              5.8     4.9     0.1     0.4     1.1     1.1     0.1     0.1    10.0     8.9                        
  35-36              9.7     8.7     0.6     1.1     3.0     3.0     0.4     0.2    15.6    13.4                        
  37-42             46.1    45.4    13.6    23.2    32.0    31.8    14.5    11.9    49.5    49.7                        
  43-49             32.9    35.9    73.6    69.0    57.7    55.5    75.8    76.6    14.7    19.2                        
  50-52              1.4     1.5    11.1     5.7     5.4     7.4     8.3     9.9     0.5     1.1                        
53 & above            *       *      1.0     0.4     0.7     0.9     0.8     1.3      *      0.1                        
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Average               40      41      46      45      44      44      45      46      38      39                        
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HVI TRASH 1/                                                                                                            
   00                 -       *       *       *       -       -       -       -       *       *                         
   01               15.2    12.9     7.6     8.6     0.4     0.6     0.4     0.9    23.4    17.7                        
   02               35.8    32.2    23.7    26.4     7.1     8.1     6.1     8.9    37.1    34.5                        
   03               24.3    24.2    24.3    25.8    19.1    17.2    15.6    19.3    20.6    22.3                        
   04               11.9    13.9    18.6    18.5    21.9    20.2    22.2    23.3     9.7    11.6                        
   05                5.9     7.5    11.7    10.6    17.8    18.4    21.6    19.8     4.6     6.1                        
   06                3.1     4.0     6.3     5.2    13.5    14.4    15.4    13.1     2.3     3.5                        
   07                1.6     2.1     3.3     2.4     9.0     9.8     9.4     7.5     1.2     2.0                        
   08                0.9     1.3     1.7     1.1     5.6     5.8     5.1     3.8     0.5     1.1                        
   09                0.5     0.7     1.0     0.6     2.9     3.0     2.5     1.9     0.2     0.6                        
   10                0.3     0.4     0.7     0.3     1.5     1.4     1.1     0.8     0.1     0.3                        
   11                0.2     0.2     0.4     0.2     0.7     0.6     0.4     0.4     0.1     0.2                        
   12                0.1     0.2     0.3     0.1     0.3     0.3     0.2     0.2      *      0.1                        
   13                0.1     0.1     0.2     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1      *      0.1                        
   14                 *      0.1     0.1      *      0.1      *       *       *       *       *                         
   15                 *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *                         
   16                 *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *                         
   17                 *       *       *       *       *       *       -       *       *       *                         
18 & above            *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *                         
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Average             0.29    0.31    0.36    0.34    0.49    0.50    0.50    0.46    0.25    0.29                        
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UNIFORMITY 2/                                                                                                           
72.4 & below          -       -       -       *       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  72.5-73.4           -       -       *       *       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  73.5-74.4           *       *       *       *       -       -       -       *       *       *                         
  74.5-75.4          0.1     0.2      *       *       -       -       *       *      0.2     0.2                        
  75.5-76.4          0.8     0.9      *      0.1      -       -       *       *      0.9     0.9                        
  76.5-77.4          3.7     3.6     0.2     0.4      *       *       *       *      4.4     4.8                        
  77.5-78.4         11.2    10.7     1.1     1.8     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1    15.0    16.3                        
  78.5-79.4         19.9    18.4     5.5     6.7     0.5     0.8     0.6     0.9    31.8    31.2                        
  79.5-80.4         25.1    23.6    14.7    18.1     3.3     4.7     4.5     6.4    29.3    29.3                        
  80.5-81.4         21.7    22.9    35.7    31.9    17.2    22.4    21.3    24.8    15.3    14.2                        
  81.5-82.4         13.6    15.3    29.8    28.2    45.6    44.8    39.0    36.5     2.8     2.9                        
  82.5-83.4          3.7     3.9    11.2    11.1    27.7    22.9    27.5    24.4     0.3     0.3                        
  83.5-84.4          0.3     0.4     1.5     1.5     5.1     3.8     6.3     6.1      *       *                         
  84.5-85.4          0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.5     0.4     0.7     0.7      -       -                         
  85.5-86.4           *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       -       -                         
  86.5-87.4           -       -       -       *       -       -       *       *       -       -                         
  87.5-88.4           -       -       -       *       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  88.5-89.4           -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
89.5 & above          -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
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Average             80.0    80.1    81.2    81.1    82.1    81.9    82.0    81.9    79.4    79.3                        
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Tenderable 3/       79.0    78.0    68.0    80.9    88.3    85.9    85.2    83.0    70.8    67.8                        
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SAMPLES CLASSED                                                                                                         
 Week              84,819           106,561            136,965     130,767     113,876                                  
Season                      176,289       1,804,027         630,980         424,310    266,011                          
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 1/ Measure of the percent of the sample surface covered by the trash particles as determined by a video scanner;       
 12 indicates that trash particles cover 1.2 percent of the sample surface.  Trash particles include extraneous         
 matter such as grass, bark etc.  2/ Measure of the relative uniformity of the length of fibers; if all fibers          
 were the same length, uniformity index would equal 100.  3/ Tenderable for delivery on New York No. 2 futures          
 contracts.  * Less than 0.05 percent.                                                                    Page 8        
                                                                                                                        

                               QUALITY OF COTTON CLASSED FOR PRODUCERS BY CLASSING OFFICE                               
                                         WEEK AND SEASON ENDED November 9, 2017                                         
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  Quality              LUBBOCK         MACON          MEMPHIS         Rayville       Visalia                            
Designation          Week   Season   Week  Season   Week   Season   Week  Season    Week  Season                        
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   MIKE              Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.                       
                                                                                                                        
24 & below           0.3     0.3      -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  25-26              2.7     2.1      *       *       *       *       -       -       -       *                         
  27-29             13.2    10.9      *       *      0.1     0.1     0.1      *       -       *                         
  30-32             24.6    22.6     0.1     0.1     0.7     0.5      *       *      1.2     0.5                        
  33-34             16.5    16.6     0.3     0.5     1.4     1.2     0.1     0.3     1.7     1.0                        
  35-36             15.0    15.5     1.2     1.7     3.8     3.4     0.7     1.3     3.4     1.9                        
  37-42             23.8    26.9    21.6    24.4    39.8    38.1    19.1    19.3    33.9    25.0                        
  43-49              3.6     4.9    71.9    69.7    47.4    49.4    72.6    69.3    53.0    62.0                        
  50-52              0.2     0.2     4.8     3.6     6.3     6.6     6.8     9.0     6.6     9.0                        
53 & above            *       *      0.1     0.1     0.6     0.7     0.6     0.9     0.1     0.6                        
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Average               34      35      44      44      43      43      45      45      43      45                        
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HVI TRASH 1/                                                                                                            
   00                 *       *       -       -       -       -       -       -       *       *                         
   01               12.4    10.6     1.7     1.8     0.4     1.1     0.6     0.5    41.7    36.7                        
   02               33.9    31.9    17.5    18.3     5.7     9.8    11.7     8.3    36.7    39.6                        
   03               27.8    27.9    30.5    30.6    15.0    17.7    24.0    20.9    13.8    15.7                        
   04               15.0    16.4    25.3    24.6    20.6    20.3    24.9    25.5     4.8     5.0                        
   05                6.6     7.6    14.3    13.8    19.9    18.6    19.0    20.2     1.8     1.8                        
   06                2.6     3.3     6.6     6.4    15.5    14.0    10.8    12.6     0.6     0.7                        
   07                1.0     1.3     2.7     2.7    10.4     8.9     5.1     6.5     0.2     0.3                        
   08                0.4     0.6     1.0     1.1     6.3     5.1     2.2     3.2     0.1     0.1                        
   09                0.2     0.2     0.4     0.4     3.5     2.6     1.0     1.4     0.1     0.1                        
   10                0.1     0.1     0.1     0.2     1.7     1.2     0.4     0.6      *       *                         
   11                 *       *       *      0.1     0.6     0.4     0.2     0.2      *       *                         
   12                 *       *       *       *      0.3     0.2     0.1     0.1      *       *                         
   13                 *       *       *       *      0.1     0.1      *       *       -       *                         
   14                 *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       -       *                         
   15                 *       *       *       *       *       *       -       -       -       *                         
   16                 -       -       *       *       *       *       -       -       -       *                         
   17                 -       -       *       *       *       *       -       -       -       *                         
18 & above            -       -       *       *       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
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Average             0.28    0.30    0.37    0.37    0.52    0.48    0.42    0.45    0.19    0.20                        
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UNIFORMITY 2/                                                                                                           
72.4 & below          -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       *                         
  72.5-73.4           *       *       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       *                         
  73.5-74.4           *       *       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       *                         
  74.5-75.4           *      0.1      -       *       -       *       -       -       *       *                         
  75.5-76.4          0.5     0.6      *       *       *       *       -       *       *       *                         
  76.5-77.4          3.0     3.3      *       *       *       *       *       *       *      0.1                        
  77.5-78.4          9.4    10.1     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.4     0.4                        
  78.5-79.4         20.5    21.6     0.9     1.2     0.6     0.4     1.5     0.8     4.0     3.3                        
  79.5-80.4         28.6    29.4     5.9     7.8     2.5     2.1    12.7     9.6    13.9    12.6                        
  80.5-81.4         23.3    22.4    24.1    27.0    13.5    12.7    33.5    36.3    30.8    28.7                        
  81.5-82.4         10.6     9.5    41.0    38.6    35.2    35.7    39.1    39.3    28.8    25.6                        
  82.5-83.4          3.3     2.6    21.8    19.8    35.3    36.2    11.8    12.9    18.0    20.8                        
  83.5-84.4          0.6     0.4     5.4     4.6    11.1    11.5     1.2     0.9     3.9     8.0                        
  84.5-85.4          0.1      *      0.8     0.7     1.5     1.2     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.4                        
  85.5-86.4           *       *      0.1      *      0.1     0.1      -       -       *      0.1                        
  86.5-87.4           *       *       *       *       -       *       -       -       -       -                         
  87.5-88.4           -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  88.5-89.4           -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
89.5 & above          -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Average             80.0    79.9    81.9    81.8    82.4    82.4    81.4    81.5    81.5    81.7                        
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Tenderable 3/       37.3    38.8    88.4    89.8    87.2    88.2    87.3    85.2    90.0    87.2                        
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SAMPLES CLASSED                                                                                                         
 Week                    218,747           238,611             249,210      42,493             36,286                   
Season                         417,647         804,521       1,005,879     254,069       142,357                        
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 1/ Measure of the percent of the sample surface covered by the trash particles as determined by a video scanner;       
 12 indicates that trash particles cover 1.2 percent of the sample surface.  Trash particles include extraneous         
 matter such as grass, bark etc.  2/ Measure of the relative uniformity of the length of fibers; if all fibers          
 were the same length, uniformity index would equal 100.  3/ Tenderable for delivery on New York No. 2 futures          
 contracts.  * Less than 0.05 percent.                                                                    Page 9        
                                                                                                                        

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