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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.

Seed Cotton Program-what you need to know:

UGA blog-Calculating Payments with the Seed Cotton PLC

Understanding Your Generic Base Conversion Options

02/09/18 Southeastern Farm Press Article

02/14/18 Southeastern Farm Press Article


UGA Tifton Conference Center

Georgia Grown

DTN/Progressive Farmer Webinars


 Cotton in the Community:

Photo Gallery

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

Quilt artisan:  Beverly Hammack


  •  2018 and 2019 Crop Contracts available! Call Vicky at the gin for current basis.
  • 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.
  • Prevent Lint Contamination - Click on the link below for information regarding lint contamination prevention from the National Cotton Council.  Click HERE.
  • LDP - Click HERE for LDP information.
  • Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program Details
  • New Extraneous Matter Codes - Plastic Contamination
  • Cotton Classification:Understanding the Data


  • 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.


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

National Cotton Council

DTN Free Resources

Georgia Cotton Commission


Cotton Farming

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Local Weather

Blakely, Georgia (39823)

Current Conditions: Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 85°F Dew point: 71°F
Humidity: 63% Pressure: 30.19 in. Hg
Wind: 6 mph From: Northeast

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Cattle Market Commentary -

Live cattle futures are mixed at midday, with nearby contracts steady to 47.5 cents higher and back months lower. Feeder cattle futures are up 50

Wheat Market Commentary -

Wheat futures are trading 5 to 7 cents in the red across the three exchanges on Wednesday. Drier weather allowing planting to progress and a

Soybeans Market Commentary -

Soybean futures are mostly 4 to 4 1/4 cents higher on Wednesday. Front month soy meal is up $3.20/ton to support product value, with soy oil steady.

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures are trading fractionally on either side of UNCH at midday. The weekly EIA report indicated that ethanol production for the week of

Cotton Market Commentary -

Cotton futures are trading 31 to 45 points lower in the front months on Wednesday. Crude oil is down $1.70/barrel at the moment, with the US dollar

Corn Market Commentary -

Corn futures are trading fractionally on either side of UNCH at midday. The weekly EIA report indicated that ethanol production for the week of

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