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COTTON IS IMPORTANT TO LAMB COUNTY

cotton2Despite the recent drought, Lamb County countinues to be ranked tenth in the top 10 cotton producting counties in the state of Texas, according to figures released by the U.S.D.A. National Agricultural Statistics Service and Plains Cotton Growers.

Looking at past years, it is clear that Lamb County is a leader in cotton production.

 

YEAR ACREAGE
PLANTED
ACREAGE
HARVESTED
YIELD PER
HARVESTED ACRE
PRODUCTION
(BALES)
2008   98,000 798 163,000
2009 135,000 95,100 789 156,400
2010 165,500 160,400   301,100
2011 207,200 88,600 618 114,100
2012 203,500 102,600 680 145,400
2013 170,100 79,700 702 116,500
2014 169,900 130,400 629 170,800