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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

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-Another Reason to hate 2020

2021 CCC Premiums and Discounts Table

Opportunities for Young, Beginning & Small Farmers

ARC, PLC Program Sign-Up Underway for 2022

Fertilizer Crisis May Push Food Prices Higher



Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting Jan. 26th

UGA Tifton Conference Center

Georgia Grown

DTN/Progressive Farmer


 Cotton in the Community:

Photo Gallery

 Send us your farm photos and we will feature them HERE!! 

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)

Current Conditions: Sunny
Temperature: 41°F Dew point: 36°F
Humidity: 82% Pressure: 30.29 in. Hg
Wind: 4 mph From: Northeast

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Georgia USDA Newswire

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Wheat is following the +3% gains yesterday with additional gains of 10 to 15 cents this morning. Chicago futures closed 20 1/4 to 27 1/2 cents

Hogs Add to Friday Gains on Tuesday Amid Broad Commodity Buying -

Lean hog futures traded firmer on Tuesday. For Feb contracts, that added to the triple digit gain going into the weekend and has prices up $4.55

Soybean Futures Up 10 to 15 Cents Per Bushel Overnight -

Soy futures start the Wednesday session with 10 to 15 cent per bushel gains. Yesterday BO futures captured crush value as meal dropped double

Cotton Futures Hit Highest Price Level Since 2011 -

Overnight cotton trading has the board at the highest prices since 2011, up 59 to 212 points. Spot futures took out the November high. Cotton

Corn Futures Up 2 to 5 Cents Early Wednesday -

Corn futures are 2 to 5 cents higher as we roll into the Wednesday session. After weakness early on Tuesday, corn futures bounced into the close for

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