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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 30, 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              0.2     0.1      -       *       *       *       *       *      0.3     0.3                        
  27-29              0.8     0.6      *       *      0.1      *       *       *      2.3     2.2                        
  30-32              4.1     3.5      *      0.1     0.6     0.4      *       *      7.7     6.8                        
  33-34              6.2     6.1     0.3     0.3     2.1     1.6     0.1     0.1     9.5     9.6                        
  35-36             11.1    10.5     1.1     1.1     3.6     3.3     0.5     0.3    16.1    14.6                        
  37-42             47.6    46.3    22.1    22.6    28.5    31.4    15.1    13.5    51.6    50.8                        
  43-49             28.4    31.3    66.2    69.2    57.1    55.6    75.6    76.2    12.1    15.0                        
  50-52              1.4     1.5     9.8     6.2     6.7     6.8     7.9     8.9     0.4     0.6                        
53 & above           0.1      *      0.6     0.5     1.3     0.9     0.8     1.0      *      0.1                        
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Average               40      40      45      45      44      44      45      46      38      38                        
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HVI TRASH 1/                                                                                                            
   00                 *       *       *       *       -       -       -       -       *       *                         
   01               24.3    18.3     9.2     8.6     0.5     0.5     0.6     0.8    20.9    18.7                        
   02               36.1    34.6    29.1    26.2     7.7     8.2     7.9     8.6    35.2    35.0                        
   03               19.6    22.3    27.1    25.8    18.8    18.0    20.4    19.9    22.0    22.4                        
   04                9.9    12.0    17.5    18.6    22.5    20.9    25.9    24.2    10.8    11.5                        
   05                5.0     6.0     8.9    10.6    19.7    18.6    20.9    20.1     5.3     5.8                        
   06                2.4     3.1     4.4     5.3    13.8    14.1    12.8    12.9     2.9     3.1                        
   07                1.2     1.6     2.0     2.4     8.4     9.4     6.6     7.1     1.5     1.6                        
   08                0.6     0.9     0.9     1.2     4.6     5.4     2.9     3.5     0.7     0.8                        
   09                0.4     0.5     0.5     0.6     2.3     2.7     1.2     1.6     0.4     0.5                        
   10                0.2     0.3     0.2     0.3     1.1     1.3     0.5     0.7     0.2     0.2                        
   11                0.1     0.2     0.1     0.2     0.5     0.6     0.2     0.3     0.1     0.1                        
   12                0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.2     0.2     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1                        
   13                 *      0.1      *      0.1     0.1     0.1      *       *       *       *                         
   14                 *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *                         
   15                 *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *                         
   16                 *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *                         
   17                 *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *                         
18 & above            -       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       -       *                         
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Average             0.26    0.28    0.32    0.34    0.48    0.49    0.45    0.46    0.27    0.28                        
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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          0.7     0.9      *      0.1      -       -       *       *      0.8     0.8                        
  76.5-77.4          3.6     3.6     0.3     0.4      *       *       *       *      3.6     4.0                        
  77.5-78.4         10.9    10.7     1.3     1.7     0.3     0.2     0.1     0.1    13.1    13.9                        
  78.5-79.4         18.4    18.6     4.8     6.3     1.6     1.0     0.8     0.9    28.0    29.3                        
  79.5-80.4         25.2    24.1    17.8    17.6     7.5     5.3     5.0     5.9    33.7    32.2                        
  80.5-81.4         24.7    23.2    35.4    32.2    23.1    22.5    23.3    24.0    15.9    15.8                        
  81.5-82.4         13.0    14.5    29.6    28.7    41.0    44.0    40.7    38.2     4.1     3.5                        
  82.5-83.4          3.0     3.8     8.8    11.2    21.7    22.7    24.5    24.5     0.5     0.4                        
  83.5-84.4          0.4     0.4     1.8     1.6     4.1     3.9     5.0     5.8      *       *                         
  84.5-85.4           *       *      0.1     0.1     0.5     0.4     0.4     0.6      -       -                         
  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    81.8    81.9    81.9    81.9    79.5    79.5                        
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Tenderable 3/       78.9    79.1    69.2    79.2    84.6    85.9    86.5    84.6    73.3    70.5                        
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SAMPLES CLASSED                                                                                                         
 Week             110,737            67,632            125,762     131,177     136,986                                  
Season                      450,345       2,053,730         993,384         812,778    640,212                          
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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 30, 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           1.0     0.6      -       -       -       -       -       -       *       *                         
  25-26              5.7     4.0      -       *       *       *       -       *      0.2      *                         
  27-29             18.2    15.1      *       *      0.1     0.1     0.1      *      0.9     0.3                        
  30-32             24.8    24.3     0.4     0.1     0.4     0.4     0.5     0.1     1.7     1.0                        
  33-34             17.2    16.7     0.8     0.5     1.4     1.2     0.1     0.3     2.1     1.3                        
  35-36             13.7    14.7     1.9     1.7     4.5     3.5     0.9     1.1     3.4     2.8                        
  37-42             17.6    21.5    24.7    23.8    40.2    38.5    16.9    18.2    27.0    25.8                        
  43-49              1.7     3.0    66.8    69.2    46.4    49.0    68.8    70.0    59.9    60.6                        
  50-52               *      0.1     5.1     4.5     6.3     6.5    12.2     9.6     4.8     7.9                        
53 & above            *       *      0.2     0.2     0.6     0.7     0.5     0.7     0.1     0.4                        
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Average               33      34      44      44      43      43      45      45      44      44                        
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HVI TRASH 1/                                                                                                            
   00                 *       *       -       *       -       -       -       -       *       *                         
   01               13.0    11.8     1.5     1.8     0.4     0.8     2.4     0.8    34.6    36.7                        
   02               35.0    33.2    18.3    18.8     5.2     7.9    17.5    10.1    38.7    39.0                        
   03               26.7    27.0    32.2    31.2    13.3    15.9    29.8    22.7    17.0    16.0                        
   04               13.9    15.2    25.2    24.5    18.5    19.5    23.4    25.1     6.2     5.3                        
   05                6.2     7.1    13.5    13.5    19.0    18.8    13.5    18.6     2.2     1.9                        
   06                2.8     3.2     6.0     6.2    16.1    15.0     7.0    11.4     0.8     0.7                        
   07                1.3     1.4     2.2     2.5    11.8    10.1     3.4     5.9     0.3     0.3                        
   08                0.6     0.6     0.8     1.0     7.7     6.1     1.5     3.0     0.1     0.1                        
   09                0.3     0.3     0.3     0.4     4.5     3.3     0.7     1.4      *      0.1                        
   10                0.1     0.1     0.1     0.1     2.1     1.5     0.4     0.6      *       *                         
   11                 *      0.1      *       *      0.8     0.6     0.2     0.2      *       *                         
   12                 *       *       *       *      0.4     0.3     0.1     0.1      *       *                         
   13                 *       *       *       *      0.1     0.1      *       *       *       *                         
   14                 *       *       *       *      0.1      *       *       *       *       *                         
   15                 *       *       *       *       *       *       -       -       *       *                         
   16                 *       *       *       *       *       *       -       -       *       *                         
   17                 *       *       *       *       *       *       -       -       -       *                         
18 & above            -       -       *       *       *       *       -       -       -       -                         
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Average             0.28    0.29    0.36    0.37    0.54    0.50    0.38    0.44    0.21    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     0.1      *       *       -       *       -       -       -       *                         
  75.5-76.4          1.0     0.7      -       *       *       *       -       *       -       *                         
  76.5-77.4          4.4     3.5      *       *       *       *       *       *       *      0.1                        
  77.5-78.4         12.2    10.4     0.1     0.1     0.2     0.1     0.1     0.1     0.3     0.5                        
  78.5-79.4         23.3    21.6     1.1     1.1     1.0     0.5     0.9     0.8     3.8     3.7                        
  79.5-80.4         28.1    28.9     6.2     6.9     5.2     2.9    11.8     9.6    18.4    15.1                        
  80.5-81.4         19.7    22.1    22.9    25.0    19.3    14.3    40.8    37.7    40.5    32.1                        
  81.5-82.4          8.4     9.7    40.1    39.2    35.1    35.1    32.3    38.0    24.2    25.9                        
  82.5-83.4          2.2     2.6    23.1    21.6    29.4    34.5    12.1    12.7    12.3    17.4                        
  83.5-84.4          0.4     0.4     5.7     5.2     8.7    11.3     1.7     1.1     0.5     4.8                        
  84.5-85.4           *       *      0.7     0.7     1.0     1.2     0.2     0.1      *      0.3                        
  85.5-86.4           *       *      0.1      *      0.1     0.1      -       -       *       *                         
  86.5-87.4           -       *       *       *       -       *       -       -       -       -                         
  87.5-88.4           -       -       *       *       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
  88.5-89.4           -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
89.5 & above          -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -       -                         
__________________________________________________________________________________________________                      
Average             79.7    79.9    81.9    81.9    82.1    82.3    81.4    81.5    81.2    81.5                        
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Tenderable 3/       30.2    34.5    88.5    89.4    85.9    87.5    81.7    84.2    89.4    87.9                        
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SAMPLES CLASSED                                                                                                         
 Week                    320,269           280,751             290,403      35,244             48,074                   
Season                       1,250,838       1,597,413       1,822,711     373,224       277,505                        
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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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