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


About Our Site    Current Information

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.

Understanding the Cotton Marketing Loan and LDP/MLG

USDA-Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool

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

Proper Harvest Moisture Levels - Round Modules

Handling Seed Cotton Exposed to Rain

Cotton Byproducts Supplement Cattle Feed

What to Consider - ARC or PLC 2021

2021 Seed Cotton ARC/PLC Decision Aid

Seed Coat Fragments-Another Reason to hate 2020

2021 CCC Premiums and Discounts Table

Opportunities for Young, Beginning & Small Farmers



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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Local Weather
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Blakely, Georgia (39823)

Current Conditions: Cloudy
Temperature: 85°F Dew point: 73°F
Humidity: 68% Pressure: 30.05 in. Hg
Wind: 5 mph From: South

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Georgia USDA Newswire

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Triple Digit Tumble for Monday Cotton -

Front month cotton futures are down 236 to 291 points. News regarding a Chinese real estate developer dangerously close to defaulting has most

Double Digit Losses for Monday Beans -

Starting the new week of trade, front month soybean futures are 10 to 19 1/4 cents in the red. A broad risk off approach to Monday has most markets,

Corn Pulling Lower out of Weekend -

Apparent risk off Monday trading has the corn market working lower in tandem with broader market losses. Corn futures are 1 3/4 to 6 cents red so

Wheats Work Lower through Midday -

Domestic wheat futures follow the ag complex lower on a broad selling day. Midday SRW prices are 5 3/4 to 9 3/4 cents weaker. KC HRW futures are

Cattle Lower out of Weekend -

Front month live cattle futures are trading $0.55 to $0.70 lower so far. USDA reported cash trade from $123 - $126 this week, though the bulk of TX

Hogs Red for Midday -

Coming out of the weekend lean hog futures dropped sharply. Midday prices have the board back up to just 40 to 65 cents below their start. At the

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