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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.

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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Local Weather
Weather radar map

Blakely, Georgia (39823)

Current Conditions: Sunny
Temperature: 85°F Dew point: 67°F
Humidity: 55% Pressure: 30.07 in. Hg
Wind: 5 mph From: East

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Georgia USDA Newswire

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Midday Beans Trading Higher -

Soybean futures are trading up 2 1/4 to 5 1/4 cents, but moving around. Yesterday’s open interest rose 13,827 contracts, net new buying interest.

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn is trading with fractional to 2 3/4 cent midday gains nearby and 2 cent midday losses for next MY contracts. National average basis is the

Wheat Red at Midday -

Front month wheat futures are trading lower so far for the Thursday session. SRW futures are down 4 1/4 to 6 cents. KC wheat futures are trading

Cattle Falling More at Midday -

Front month cattle futures are trading with midday losses of 25 cents to $1.17. Feeder cattle futures are also in the red with 10 to 90 cent losses

Cotton Gaining at Midday -

Front month cotton futures are up 50 to 75 points at midday. The dollar is also higher thus far on Thursday. USDA’s Daily Spot Quotations report

Corn Futures Mixed Mostly Higher -

Corn is trading with fractional to 2 3/4 cent midday gains nearby and 2 cent midday losses for next MY contracts. National average basis is the

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