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USDA Pima Classing Report

Thursday, April 17, 2014

By Classing Office

The final USDA classing report for American Pima for the 2013/14 crop year released today indicates a total of 610,602 bales have been classed by the Visalia classing office.

Summary (year to date)

Classing Visalia Classing Office
Grade 2 and better 97.1%
Grade 3 2.7%
Uniformity Avg. 85.4
Micronaire Avg. 4.0
Strength Avg. 43.4 GPT
COLOR GRADE		
           WEEK     SEASON
01         57.5          57.5
02         39.6          39.6
03           2.7            2.7
04           0.2            0.2
05             *               *
06           0.0            0.0  

LEAF
                        WEEK      SEASON
1                       30.6            30.6 
2                       60.2            60.2 
3                         8.5              8.5
4                         0.7              0.7
5                         0.1              0.1
6                           *                 * 
7                         0.0              0.0
AVERAGE         1.79             1.79

LENGTH
                     WEEK    SEASON
40                    0.0 	         0.0
42                    0.0 	         0.0
44                    0.8 	         0.8
46                  15.5          15.5
48                  64.6          64.6
50                  18.5          18.5
AVERAGE     48.04        48.04
32NDS

STRENGTH
                     WEEK	SEASON				
35                     0.8         0.8
36                     1.5         1.5
37                     1.4         1.4
38                     1.2         1.2
39                     2.0         2.0
40                     4.2         4.2
41                     7.4         7.4 
42                   11.5        11.5 
43                   16.9        16.9
44                   19.0        19.0 
45 & Over       34.0        34.0 
AVERAGE      43.35      43.35 				

MIKE
	            WEEK	    SEASON
2.5 - 2.6	       0.0 	        0.0
2.7 - 2.9	       0.3 	        0.3
3.0 - 3.2	       1.5 	        1.5
3.3 - 3.4	       1.8 	        1.8
3.5 - 3.6	       4.9 	        4.9
3.7 - 4.2	     76.4 	      76.4
4.3 - 4.9	     15.1 	      15.1
AVERAGE      4.0 	        4.0

UNIFORMITY  				
                    WEEK     SEASON		
83                   1.8            1.8 		
84                 10.0          10.0 		 
85                 34.4          34.4 		
86                 42.5          42.5 								
87                 10.0          10.0 								
88                   0.7            0.7 								
89                     *               * 								
AVERAGE    85.44        85.44

EXTRANEOUS MATTER
	                  WEEK	SEASON
Total Prep               *             *
Total Bark               *             *
Total Grass          0.1          0.1
Spindle Twist       0.2          0.2

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