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USDA Pima Classing Report

Friday, February 19, 2016

By Classing Office

The USDA classing report for American Pima released today indicates a total of 415,508 bales have been classed by the Visalia classing office.

Summary (year to date)

Classing Visalia Classing Office
Grade 2 and better 76.2%
Grade 3 18.6%
Uniformity Avg. 85.8%
Micronaire Avg. 3.9
Strength Avg. 43.6 GPT
QUALITY OF AMERICAN PIMA COTTON CLASSED FOR PRODUCERS BY CLASSING OFFICE             
                             WEEK AND SEASON ENDED February 18, 2016                             
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  Color      Leaf     VISALIA                                                                    
  Grade             Week  Season                                                                 
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                1      -     15.7                                                                
                2      -     16.1                                                                
                3      -      0.7                                                                
      01        4      -       *                                                                 
                5      -       -                                                                 
                6      -       -                                                                 
                7      -       -                                                                 

                1      -      4.5                                                                
                2      -     29.1                                                                
                3      -      9.6                                                                
      02        4      -      0.5                                                                
                5      -       *                                                                 
                6      -       *                                                                 
                7      -       -                                                                 

                1      -      0.2                                                                
                2      -      7.5                                                                
                3      -      9.0                                                                
      03        4      -      1.7                                                                
                5      -      0.1                                                                
                6      -       *                                                                 
                7      -       *                                                                 

                1      -       *                                                                 
                2      -      0.7                                                                
                3      -      2.3                                                                
      04        4      -      0.9                                                                
                5      -      0.2                                                                
                6      -       *                                                                 
                7      -       *                                                                 

                1      -       *                                                                 
                2      -      0.1                                                                
                3      -      0.3                                                                
      05        4      -      0.3                                                                
                5      -      0.1                                                                
                6      -      0.1                                                                
                7      -       *                                                                 

                1      -       *                                                                 
                2      -       *                                                                 
                3      -       *                                                                 
      06        4      -      0.1                                                                
                5      -       *                                                                 
                6      -       *                                                                 
                7      -      0.1                                                                

                1      -       -                                                                 
                2      -       -                                                                 
                3      -       *                                                                 
      07        4      -       *                                                                 
                5      -       *                                                                 
                6      -       *                                                                 
                7      -       *                                                                 

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 STAPLE                                                                                          
40 & shorter          -       *                                                                   
    42               -       *                                                                   
    44               -      0.9                                                                  
    46               -     15.5                                                                  
48 & longer           -     83.6                                                                  
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Average               -     47.9                                                                  
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 UNIFORMITY                                                                                      
72.4 & below          -       -                                                                   
 72.5-73.4           -       -                                                                   
 73.5-74.4           -       -                                                                   
 74.5-75.4           -       -                                                                   
 75.5-76.4           -       -                                                                   
 76.5-77.4           -       -                                                                   
 77.5-78.4           -       -                                                                   
 78.5-79.4           -       -                                                                   
 79.5-80.4           -       -                                                                   
 80.5-81.4           -       *                                                                   
 81.5-82.4           -      0.1                                                                  
 82.5-83.4           -      0.4                                                                  
 83.5-84.4           -      4.4                                                                  
 84.5-85.4           -     23.3                                                                  
 85.5-86.4           -     54.2                                                                  
 86.5-87.4           -     16.6                                                                  
 87.5-88.4           -      1.0                                                                  
 88.5-89.4           -       *                                                                   
89.5 & above          -       -                                                                   
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Average               -     85.8                                                                  
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 MIKE                                                                                            
24 & below            -       -                                                                   
 25-26               -       *                                                                   
 27-29               -      0.5                                                                  
 30-32               -      1.7                                                                  
 33-34               -      3.2                                                                  
 35-36               -      9.3                                                                  
 37-42               -     76.9                                                                  
 43-49               -      8.4                                                                  
 50-52               -       *                                                                   
53 & above            -       *                                                                   
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Average               -       39                                                                  
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ALL RANGE MIKE                                                                                    
24 & below            -       -                                                                   
   25                -       *                                                                   
   26                -       *                                                                   
   27                -      0.1                                                                  
   28                -      0.2                                                                  
   29                -      0.3                                                                  
   30                -      0.4                                                                  
   31                -      0.5                                                                  
   32                -      0.8                                                                  
   33                -      1.2                                                                  
   34                -      2.0                                                                  
   35                -      3.5                                                                  
   36                -      5.8                                                                  
   37                -      8.7                                                                  
   38                -     11.6                                                                  
   39                -     14.8                                                                  
   40                -     17.7                                                                  
   41                -     14.5                                                                  
   42                -      9.5                                                                  
   43                -      4.9                                                                  
   44                -      2.2                                                                  
   45                -      0.8                                                                  
   46                -      0.4                                                                  
   47                -      0.1                                                                  
   48                -       *                                                                   
   49                -       *                                                                   
   50                -       *                                                                   
   51                -       *                                                                   
   52                -       *                                                                   
   53                -       *                                                                   
   54                -       *                                                                   
   55                -       -                                                                   
   56                -       -                                                                   
   57                -       -                                                                   
   58                -       -                                                                   
   59                -       -                                                                   
60 & above            -       -                                                                   
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Average               -       39                                                                  
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 Strength                                                                                        
17 & below            -       -                                                                   
   18                -       -                                                                   
   19                -       -                                                                   
   20                -       -                                                                   
   21                -       -                                                                   
   22                -       -                                                                   
   23                -       -                                                                   
   24                -       -                                                                   
   25                -       -                                                                   
   26                -       -                                                                   
   27                -       -                                                                   
   28                -       -                                                                   
   29                -       -                                                                   
   30                -       -                                                                   
   31                -       *                                                                   
   32                -       *                                                                   
   33                -       *                                                                   
   34                -       *                                                                   
   35                -       *                                                                   
   36                -      0.4                                                                  
   37                -      1.2                                                                  
   38                -      2.6                                                                  
   39                -      2.9                                                                  
   40                -      3.4                                                                  
   41                -      5.8                                                                  
   42                -     10.3                                                                  
   43                -     14.5                                                                  
   44                -     19.0                                                                  
45 & above            -     40.1                                                                  
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Average               -     43.6                                                                  
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EXTRANEOUS MATTER                                                                                 
     Bark            -      0.2                                                                  
     Grass           -       *                                                                   
 Spindle Twist       -      0.3                                                                  
  Preparation        -       *                                                                   
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SAMPLES CLASSED                                                                                   
     Week           -                                                                            
    Season               415,508                                                                 
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* Less than 0.05 percent

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