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USDA - AMS: Quality of Cotton Classed, By Office, Pg 11-13,Upland;mike,unif,trash,tenderable (2019-03-29)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 29, 2019


MP_CN103                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                        
                               QUALITY OF COTTON CLASSED FOR PRODUCERS BY CLASSING OFFICE                               
                                          WEEK AND SEASON ENDED March 28, 2019                                          
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  Quality               ABILENE      CORPUS CHRISTI    DUMAS          FLORENCE        LAMESA                            
Designation          Week   Season   Week  Season   Week   Season   Week  Season    Week  Season                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
   MIKE              Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.                       
                                                                                                                        
24 & below           0.1      *       -       *       -       -       -       *       -      0.2                        
  25-26              2.9     0.5      -       *       -       *       -       *       -      1.6                        
  27-29              5.1     1.2      -      0.1      -       *       -       *       -      3.6                        
  30-32              5.4     2.7      -      0.3      -       *       -       *       -      5.8                        
  33-34              6.3     3.5      -      0.4      -       *       -      0.1      -      5.8                        
  35-36             11.0     5.1      -      0.8      -      0.1      -      0.5      -      8.3                        
  37-42             36.6    36.3     0.7    11.3      -      6.4      -     17.1      -     38.8                        
  43-49             31.0    47.4    76.2    64.6      -     79.8      -     75.7      -     34.1                        
  50-52              1.2     3.0    22.0    16.5      -     12.6      -      6.1      -      1.8                        
53 & above           0.3     0.3     1.1     6.0      -      1.1      -      0.4      -       *                         
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Average               39      42      47      47      -       47      -       45      -       40                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
HVI TRASH 1/                                                                                                            
   00                 -       *       -       *       -       -       -       -       -       *                         
   01                1.7     2.6      -      7.5      -      0.2      -      0.3      -      4.0                        
   02                7.1    16.9     0.7    25.0      -      4.8      -      6.4      -     18.3                        
   03                9.5    23.6     6.8    24.2      -     15.7      -     20.7      -     23.9                        
   04               11.0    19.2    18.8    17.4      -     22.9      -     26.1      -     19.5                        
   05               13.0    13.3    28.0    11.1      -     22.0      -     20.8      -     13.2                        
   06               12.6     8.8    23.2     6.6      -     16.2      -     12.9      -      8.3                        
   07               12.2     5.7    12.8     3.7      -      9.7      -      6.9      -      5.1                        
   08               10.1     3.8     6.0     2.0      -      4.9      -      3.3      -      3.1                        
   09                7.9     2.4     2.4     1.1      -      2.2      -      1.5      -      1.8                        
   10                5.2     1.5     0.9     0.6      -      0.9      -      0.7      -      1.1                        
   11                3.4     0.9     0.3     0.3      -      0.3      -      0.3      -      0.8                        
   12                2.4     0.6     0.1     0.2      -      0.1      -      0.1      -      0.5                        
   13                1.4     0.3      *      0.1      -      0.1      -       *       -      0.3                        
   14                0.9     0.2      -      0.1      -       *       -       *       -      0.1                        
   15                0.5     0.1      -       *       -       *       -       *       -      0.1                        
   16                0.4     0.1      *       *       -       *       -       *       -       *                         
   17                0.2      *       -       *       -       *       -       *       -       *                         
18 & above           0.3     0.1      -       *       -       *       -       *       -       *                         
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Average             0.64    0.44    0.55    0.36      -     0.50      -     0.46      -     0.42                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
UNIFORMITY 2/                                                                                                           
72.4 & below          -       *       -       *       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  72.5-73.4           -       *       -       *       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  73.5-74.4           -       *       -       *       -       -       -       *       -       *                         
  74.5-75.4           *       *       -      0.2      -       -       -       *       -       *                         
  75.5-76.4          0.2     0.2     0.1     0.8      -       -       -      0.1      -      0.2                        
  76.5-77.4          1.3     1.2     0.6     2.1      -       -       -      0.4      -      1.2                        
  77.5-78.4          4.4     5.1     8.9     5.0      -      0.7      -      2.2      -      4.1                        
  78.5-79.4         12.3    16.4    35.6     9.8      -      3.6      -     10.2      -     13.0                        
  79.5-80.4         31.0    31.2    35.5    17.3      -     17.6      -     29.2      -     29.3                        
  80.5-81.4         39.6    30.8    13.7    24.6      -     38.7      -     34.9      -     32.6                        
  81.5-82.4         10.6    12.7     5.6    23.8      -     29.9      -     18.4      -     15.4                        
  82.5-83.4          0.5     2.2     0.1    13.5      -      8.2      -      4.0      -      3.7                        
  83.5-84.4          0.1     0.3      -      2.7      -      1.2      -      0.5      -      0.4                        
  84.5-85.4           *       *       -      0.2      -      0.1      -       *       -       *                         
  85.5-86.4           *       *       -       *       -       -       -       *       -       -                         
  86.5-87.4           *       *       -       -       -       -       -       *       -       -                         
  87.5-88.4           *       *       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  88.5-89.4           -       *       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
89.5 & above          -       *       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Average             80.3    80.3    79.7    80.9      -     81.2      -     80.6      -     80.5                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Tenderable 3/       33.4    65.4      -     53.9      -     77.3      -     77.5      -     66.6                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
SAMPLES CLASSED                                                                                                         
 Week              24,227             3,927                                                                             
Season                    1,293,273       1,802,825       1,393,267       1,251,460    885,442                          
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
 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 March 28, 2019                                          
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  Quality              LUBBOCK         MACON          MEMPHIS         Rayville       Visalia                            
Designation          Week   Season   Week  Season   Week   Season   Week  Season    Week  Season                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
   MIKE              Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.    Pct.                       
                                                                                                                        
24 & below            -      0.2      -       -       -       -       -       -       -       *                         
  25-26              0.1     0.9      -       *       -       *       -       *      0.2     0.1                        
  27-29              0.3     2.3      -       *       -       *       -      0.1     2.7     0.3                        
  30-32              7.9     5.0      -      0.3      -       *       -      0.1     2.5     0.9                        
  33-34             10.4     5.8      -      1.0      -      0.1      -      0.2     1.7     1.3                        
  35-36             17.7     8.3      -      2.5      -      0.4      -      0.3     5.7     2.3                        
  37-42             47.7    37.7      -     40.8      -     11.3      -      6.9    43.8    21.7                        
  43-49             15.5    35.5      -     54.1      -     69.2      -     67.4    40.2    61.8                        
  50-52              0.4     3.9      -      1.3      -     16.0      -     22.7     3.2    10.0                        
53 & above            -      0.6      -       *       -      3.0      -      2.3      -      1.6                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Average               38      41      -       43      -       46      -       47      41      45                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
HVI TRASH 1/                                                                                                            
   00                 -       *       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       *                         
   01                 -      2.3      -      0.4      -      0.3      -      0.5     1.3    12.4                        
   02                0.2    16.5      -      7.2      -      4.5      -      9.0     3.1    30.3                        
   03                2.1    23.6      -     20.1      -     13.9      -     21.7     8.7    24.4                        
   04                5.9    20.3      -     25.0      -     21.4      -     23.9    17.1    14.5                        
   05                9.2    14.4      -     20.6      -     21.8      -     18.4    21.0     8.0                        
   06               12.6     9.3      -     13.1      -     16.9      -     11.6    16.2     4.2                        
   07               11.8     5.6      -      7.2      -     10.6      -      6.6     9.7     2.3                        
   08               10.6     3.3      -      3.5      -      5.7      -      3.5     6.3     1.3                        
   09                9.9     1.9      -      1.6      -      2.8      -      1.9     4.4     0.8                        
   10                8.0     1.1      -      0.7      -      1.3      -      1.0     3.5     0.5                        
   11                6.8     0.7      -      0.3      -      0.5      -      0.6     2.8     0.4                        
   12                6.2     0.4      -      0.1      -      0.2      -      0.4     2.3     0.3                        
   13                5.5     0.2      -      0.1      -      0.1      -      0.2     0.9     0.2                        
   14                3.7     0.1      -       *       -       *       -      0.2     1.2     0.1                        
   15                2.0     0.1      -       *       -       *       -      0.1     0.3     0.1                        
   16                1.7      *       -       *       -       *       -      0.1     0.2     0.1                        
   17                1.5      *       -       *       -       *       -      0.1     0.3      *                         
18 & above           2.3      *       -       *       -       *       -      0.2     0.5     0.1                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Average             0.89    0.43      -     0.46      -     0.51      -     0.47    0.61    0.32                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
UNIFORMITY 2/                                                                                                           
72.4 & below          -       *       -       -       -       -       -       *       -       *                         
  72.5-73.4           -       *       -       -       -       -       -       *       -       *                         
  73.5-74.4           -       *       -       -       -       -       -       *      0.1      *                         
  74.5-75.4           -       *       -       -       -       -       -      0.1     0.3      *                         
  75.5-76.4           -      0.1      -       *       -       *       -      0.3     1.1      *                         
  76.5-77.4           *      0.5      -      0.2      -       *       -      0.7     2.4     0.2                        
  77.5-78.4          0.1     2.1      -      1.0      -      0.2      -      2.8     4.6     0.8                        
  78.5-79.4          0.5     7.8      -      5.5      -      1.3      -      9.5    16.2     3.0                        
  79.5-80.4         13.6    21.7      -     21.7      -      8.1      -     22.2    25.6    10.2                        
  80.5-81.4         54.5    33.9      -     40.0      -     26.0      -     34.5    34.6    26.6                        
  81.5-82.4         29.3    24.9      -     24.5      -     36.4      -     22.2     9.2    33.1                        
  82.5-83.4          2.0     7.8      -      6.2      -     23.0      -      6.2     2.3    15.6                        
  83.5-84.4           *      1.2      -      0.9      -      4.6      -      1.3     3.4     7.2                        
  84.5-85.4           -      0.1      -      0.1      -      0.3      -      0.2     0.4     3.2                        
  85.5-86.4           -       *       -       *       -       *       -       *       -      0.2                        
  86.5-87.4           -       *       -       *       -       *       -       *       -       *                         
  87.5-88.4           -       -       -       -       -       *       -       *       -       -                         
  88.5-89.4           -       -       -       -       -       *       -       -       -       -                         
89.5 & above          -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Average             81.2    80.9      -     81.0      -     81.8      -     80.8    80.3    81.8                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Tenderable 3/       29.3    69.2      -     71.3      -     62.0      -     52.8    58.3    79.1                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
SAMPLES CLASSED                                                                                                         
 Week                      5,367                                                                3,498                   
Season                       3,397,114       2,546,069       3,056,346     543,741       648,577                        
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
 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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