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Number of cotton producers

How many cotton producers are there?

18600 farms in the US

Not too many people know that cotton is produced on about 18,600 farms in the U.S.  It is interesting to know that U.S. textile mills have spun almost 3.6 million bales of cotton on average for the last three years.  Keep in mind that China is the first cotton grower.  On the second place we find India.  Needless to say, the United States of America represent the third cotton grower in the world.  It is interesting to know that the average production of the United States in the last three years was of 17.0 million bales of cotton.

This fact is verified on : December 6, 2013.





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