Saturday, October 26, 2013

The Cotton Stalk Bouquet

The cotton harvest is under way,
 and this is the time to pick those stalks for cotton bouquets. 

 For the record, one bale of cotton (about 500 lbs.)
can produce 
8,000 men's woven handkerchiefs,
 850 ladies blouses and shirts,
 3,000 diapers,
 and 1,200 pillowcases.

3 comments:

Barbara Farr said...

Interesting statistics.

Jim Klenke said...

thats a lot of diapers.

Tanya Breese said...

those are some pretty amazing stats!