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USDA Pima Classing Report

Friday, January 08, 2016

By Classing Office

The USDA classing report for American Pima released today indicates a total of 376,656 bales (13,391 for the week) have been classed by the Visalia classing office.

Summary (year to date)

Classing Visalia Classing Office
Grade 2 and better 78.6%
Grade 3 16.6%
Uniformity Avg. 85.8%
Micronaire Avg. 3.9
Strength Avg. 43.6
QUALITY OF AMERICAN PIMA COTTON CLASSED FOR PRODUCERS BY CLASSING OFFICE             
                              WEEK AND SEASON ENDED January 7, 2016                              
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  Color      Leaf     VISALIA                                                                    
  Grade             Week  Season                                                                 
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                1     8.0    17.1                                                                
                2     9.6    16.8                                                                
                3     0.8     0.7                                                                
      01        4      *       *                                                                 
                5      -       -                                                                 
                6      -       -                                                                 
                7      -       -                                                                 

                1     3.8     4.6                                                                
                2    19.2    29.0                                                                
                3     9.0     9.9                                                                
      02        4     1.3     0.5                                                                
                5      *       *                                                                 
                6      -       *                                                                 
                7      -       -                                                                 

                1     0.2     0.2                                                                
                2    13.9     6.3                                                                
                3    18.0     8.4                                                                
      03        4     2.5     1.6                                                                
                5     0.1     0.1                                                                
                6      *       *                                                                 
                7      -       *                                                                 

                1      *       *                                                                 
                2     1.9     0.7                                                                
                3     7.6     2.1                                                                
      04        4     1.7     0.9                                                                
                5     0.1     0.2                                                                
                6      *       *                                                                 
                7      *       *                                                                 

                1      -       *                                                                 
                2      *      0.1                                                                
                3     0.6     0.3                                                                
      05        4     0.8     0.3                                                                
                5     0.1     0.1                                                                
                6     0.1      *                                                                 
                7     0.1      *                                                                 

                1      -       *                                                                 
                2      -       *                                                                 
                3      -       *                                                                 
      06        4     0.1      *                                                                 
                5      *       *                                                                 
                6      *       *                                                                 
                7     0.3      *                                                                 

                1      -       -                                                                 
                2      -       -                                                                 
                3      -       *                                                                 
      07        4      -       *                                                                 
                5      -       *                                                                 
                6      *       *                                                                 
                7     0.1      *                                                                 

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 STAPLE                                                                                          
40 & shorter          -       *                                                                   
    42               *       *                                                                   
    44              1.6     0.9                                                                  
    46             12.2    15.0                                                                  
48 & longer         86.2    84.1                                                                  
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Average             47.9    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          0.4      *                                                                   
 82.5-83.4          1.7     0.4                                                                  
 83.5-84.4          6.6     4.2                                                                  
 84.5-85.4         30.4    22.9                                                                  
 85.5-86.4         47.7    54.2                                                                  
 86.5-87.4         12.4    17.3                                                                  
 87.5-88.4          0.8     1.0                                                                  
 88.5-89.4           -       *                                                                   
89.5 & above          -       -                                                                   
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Average             85.6    85.8                                                                  
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 MIKE                                                                                            
24 & below            -       -                                                                   
 25-26              0.1      *                                                                   
 27-29              1.7     0.4                                                                  
 30-32              5.2     1.6                                                                  
 33-34              5.2     3.1                                                                  
 35-36              9.5     9.5                                                                  
 37-42             70.4    77.4                                                                  
 43-49              8.0     7.9                                                                  
 50-52               -       *                                                                   
53 & above            -       -                                                                   
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Average               39      39                                                                  
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ALL RANGE MIKE                                                                                    
24 & below            -       -                                                                   
   25                *       *                                                                   
   26               0.1      *                                                                   
   27               0.2     0.1                                                                  
   28               0.5     0.1                                                                  
   29               1.0     0.2                                                                  
   30               1.1     0.4                                                                  
   31               1.1     0.5                                                                  
   32               3.0     0.7                                                                  
   33               2.1     1.2                                                                  
   34               3.0     2.0                                                                  
   35               4.8     3.5                                                                  
   36               4.7     5.9                                                                  
   37               4.9     9.1                                                                  
   38               7.7    12.0                                                                  
   39              14.1    15.0                                                                  
   40              17.8    17.8                                                                  
   41              16.1    14.3                                                                  
   42               9.8     9.1                                                                  
   43               4.6     4.6                                                                  
   44               2.1     2.1                                                                  
   45               0.9     0.7                                                                  
   46               0.4     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      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               0.1     0.4                                                                  
   37               0.4     1.4                                                                  
   38               0.7     2.7                                                                  
   39               1.5     2.9                                                                  
   40               4.0     3.0                                                                  
   41               7.8     5.2                                                                  
   42              13.1     9.9                                                                  
   43              19.3    14.6                                                                  
   44              22.3    19.4                                                                  
45 & above          30.8    40.5                                                                  
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Average             43.5    43.6                                                                  
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EXTRANEOUS MATTER                                                                                 
     Bark           0.8     0.1                                                                  
     Grass           -       *                                                                   
 Spindle Twist       *      0.4                                                                  
  Preparation        -       *                                                                   
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SAMPLES CLASSED                                                                                   
     Week        13,391                                                                          
    Season               376,656                                                                 
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* Less than 0.05 percent 

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