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COVID-19 Statement: Early Co Gin is limiting business to COTTON SHIPPING/WAREHOUSE only until further notice. (03/20/2020)


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Our website offers the following features for you our client:

Market Quotes • eCot• Weather • News / Commentary • Alert Information

Farm Bill

National Cotton Council : Click here. Log in required.

CFAP Direct Payments Webinar Recording

Corona Virus relief funds available to cottton growers

CFAP - Frequently asked questions

Farm Bill Toolbox

Understanding the Cotton Marketing Loan and LDP/MLG

USDA-Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool

2020 CCC Premiums & Discounts

Helpful COVID-19 Links from Gin Press

CDC-Ag guidance for COVID-19

Ag Taxes-Limits on Deducting Farm Losses

Tips for an efficient cotton harvest

Picking the Best Cotton Defoliant

Proper Harvest Moisture Levels - Round Modules

Handling Seed Cotton Exposed to Rain



UGA Tifton Conference Center

Georgia Grown

DTN/Progressive Farmer


 Cotton in the Community:

Photo Gallery

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Photo Credit: Megan Odom


Photo Credit: Megan Odom

  • Rain Gauges - Need a gauge for your farms?  Stop by the office and grab a few!  New color - gauges have been restocked and are available in clear now!
  • Round Bales - If you are using a round bale picker, you can haul your own rounds to the gin.  Please call Jackson Hammack at the gin, 229-723-6600, for more details.

Bale Contamination

LDP Information

Classing Information


  • Cotton Host - Don't forget you can check your farm production day by day - all you need is your producer number and a password.  If you haven't gotten your password yet, call the office - we'll get you set up.


US Cotton Trust Protocol - Producer participation needed! Sign up today.

USCTP - Webinars to help Producers sign up

US Cotton Trust Protocol 

NEW!!  from Cotton Inc., Cotton Cultivated, a new web-based tool for cotton industry information

from The Cotton Board: FOCUS ON COTTON webacasts

Southeast Farm Press

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center

Georgia Cotton News

DTN Free Resources

Georgia Cotton Commission


Cotton Farming







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Blakely, Georgia (39823)

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Temperature: 52°F Dew point: 40°F
Humidity: 63% Pressure: 29.99 in. Hg
Wind: 11 mph From: West

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Corn Coming Out of the Weekend with Losses -

Today is first notice day for December corn futures. The oldest long is dated July 2019! The national average basis from cmdtyView is -0.14 with a 7

Cotton Dropping Lower at Midday -

Monday trading through midday has front month cotton futures dropping 61 to 93 points. There were 12 more deliveries against Dec futures issued,

Hogs Rally Out of Weekend -

Following the Friday pullback, lean hog futures look to extend last week’s rally with triple digit gains at midday. The CME Lean Hog Index for Nov

Beans Offer Cyber Monday Deals -

Soybeans are trading with double digit losses at midday. Futures are 1.11% to 1.34% lower. Soybean meal is down $1.40 to $2.60/ton. Soybean oil

Cattle Market Pulls Back on Monday -

Fat cattle futures are trading in the red so far with 17 to 47 cent Monday givebacks. Feeder cattle are also on the slide, giving back 22 to 50

Wheat Down Double Digits -

Today is First Notice Day against December wheat futures. The national average cash prices from cmdtyView are $5.60/bu (SRW), $5.14/bu (HRW), and

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