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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.

Understanding the Cotton Marketing Loan and LDP/MLG

USDA-Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool

Tips for an efficient cotton harvest

Proper Harvest Moisture Levels - Round Modules

Handling Seed Cotton Exposed to Rain

Cotton Byproducts Supplement Cattle Feed

Seed Coat Fragments Explained

 Fertilizer Crisis May Push Food Prices Higher

Ag Policy:The 2024 Farm Bill and Price Adjustments

Watch For Cotton Diseases and Be Ready to Handle

2022 Cotton Defoliation Guide

Cotton & Coffee Series - S3, Episode 1, Robotics and Combatting Contamination

Cotton & Coffee Series - S3, Episode 2, Cotton Incorporated Efforts in Asia

Cotton & Coffee Series - S3, Episode 3, Cotton Growers Information Hub

Cotton & Coffee Series - S3, Episode 4, Cotton Incorporated Innovations

Cotton & Coffee Series - S3, Episode 5, Focus On Sustainability

Cotton & Coffee Series - S3, Episode 6, Planting Seed Quality

Cotton & Coffee Series - S3, Episode 7, Cotton Imports 101 & The Importer Support Program

 

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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

2022 Crop Government Premiums and Discounts

LDP Information

Classing Information

Tools

  • 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.

Resources

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

USCTP - Webinars to help Producers sign up

US Cotton Trust Protocol 

Newsletter - USDA Cotton & Tobacco Program

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

AgriCharts

Cotton Farming

AgFax

 

 

   

 

 

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Blakely, Georgia (39823)

Current Conditions: Clear
Temperature: 68°F Dew point: 42°F
Humidity: 39% Pressure: 29.95 in. Hg
Wind: 4 mph From: Northwest

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Georgia USDA Newswire

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Commentary
Firmer Cotton Market on Friday -

The Friday cotton market stayed in a 235 point range, after an overnight / early session pullback. Futures ultimately firmed up during the afternoon

Hogs Firm Up on Friday -

Lean hog futures ended the last trade day of the week with 35 to 52 cent gains. October was the outlier with a 22 cent pullback by the close. For

Wheat Markets Close off Highs -

Wheat futures rallied on the USDA reports, but faded into the close on profit taking. December Chicago SRW futures were up as much as 49 1/2 cents,

Soybeans Back Below $14/bu -

The soybean futures market spent the afternoon in retreat after the NASS data was released. Futures ended the day with 25 1/2 to 46 cent losses

Cattle Market Ends Weaker on Friday -

Feeder cattle led the way lower on Friday with losses of as much as $3.20 in the November contract. Fat cattle futures went home with 32 to 85 cent

Corn Fades into Close but Still Gains for Friday -

Corn prices rallied out of the report, taking March and May futures above the $7/bu mark. Profit taking pulled things back down some for net gains

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