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Update on cotton, peanut plantation and condition

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Cotton plantation is increasing across the belt and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey has good news about the cotton plantation and its condition

Rippey also has an update on peanut planting and condition.

According to the USDA National Agricultural Statics Service (NASS), this is where cotton and peanut planting progress in the Southeast was last Sunday:

In Alabama, 75 percent cotton was planted, compared to 76 percent this time last year, while the five-year average is 81 percent. Peanut planting was at 61 percent, compared to 58 percent last year and the five-year average is 72 percent.

In Florida, cotton plantation was 62 percent. This time last year this was 69 percent, while the five-year average is 66 percent. Peanut planting was at 79 percent, compared to 76 percent last year and the five-year average is 84 percent.

In Georgia, cotton plantation reached 63 percent. This time last year, it was also 63 percent, while the five-year average is 67 percent. Peanut planting was at 63 percent, compared to 73 percent last year and the five-year average is 75 percent.

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