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Farm Bill

National Cotton Council : Click here. Log in required.

USDA Announces Second Market Facilitation Payment

UGA blog-Calculating Payments with the Seed Cotton PLC

2019-2020 Farm Program: Decisions and Fairness

President Trump Signs Disaster Aid Bill

Disaster Aid: What's Included for Agriculture

 2019 CCC Premium and Discount Table 


FREE SEMINAR - Risk Management for Ag Producers

UGA Tifton Conference Center

Georgia Grown

DTN/Progressive Farmer


 Cotton in the Community:

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Photo Credit: Megan Odom


Photo Credit: Megan Odom

  • New Crop contracts available! Contact Vicky at the gin for current basis.
  • Hurricane Florence/Michael Disaster Survey from the National Cotton Council - Producers.  Please click the link to complete a survey about the damage from Hurricane Michael.  Disaster Survey
  • 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.
  • Market Facilitaion Program Information
  • 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

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Southeast Farm Press

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center

Georgia Cotton News

National Cotton Council

DTN Free Resources

Georgia Cotton Commission


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Blakely, Georgia (39823)

Current Conditions: Sunny
Temperature: 76°F Dew point: 72°F
Humidity: 88% Pressure: 30.09 in. Hg
Wind: 4 mph From: East

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Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed Thursday with the front months 10 to 11 1/2 cents lower. This morning’s weekly Export Sales report showed just 200,009 MT of

Cattle See Weakness on Thursday -

Live cattle futures were down 50 to 75 cents in most nearby contracts on Thursday. Feeder cattle futures were down $1.15 to $1.35, ignoring losses

Cotton Posts Losses on Thursday -

Cotton futures were down 65 to 101 points in the front months on Thursday. This morning’s Export Sales report indicated that 54,034 RB of 18/19

Hogs Close Mostly Lower on Thursday -

Lean Hog futures were lower in most contracts on Thursday, with August up 15 cents. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 17 cents from the previous day on

Corn Closes with Double Digit Losses -

Corn futures closed Thursday with the front months 10 to 11 1/2 cents lower. This morning’s weekly Export Sales report showed just 200,009 MT of

Wheat In the Red on Thursday -

Wheat futures settled with 2 to 12 cent losses in most contracts, as CBT was the weakest and MPLS the firmest. Weakness in corn pressured the

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