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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:

Implications of Hurricane Michael on the Seed Cotton ARC/PLC Decision

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


  • 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

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: Sunny
Temperature: 63°F Dew point: 58°F
Humidity: 84% Pressure: 29.94 in. Hg
Wind: 9 mph From: Southeast

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Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures are trading steady to a penny higher this morning. They were down 1/2 to 1 cent per bushel on Wednesday. The weekly EIA report showed

Cattle Market Looking Ahead to COF Report -

Live cattle futures settled 22 cents lower to $0.67 higher Wednesday, with front month April down 22 cents. Feeder cattle futures were down 60 to up

Corn Futures Range Bound Ahead of Export Sales -

Corn futures are trading steady to a penny higher this morning. They were down 1/2 to 1 cent per bushel on Wednesday. The weekly EIA report showed

Lean Hogs Market Anticipating Weekly Pork Sales Data -

Lean Hog futures closed $1.00 lower to $1.20 higher on Wednesday, with nearby June down a buck, but December and later contracts posting triple

Cotton Market Backs Off Overnight on Firm Dollar -

Cotton futures are trading 19 to 50 points lower this morning on a little pre-holiday profit taking. They settled 17 to 40 points higher on

Soybean Market Up 1 to 2 Ahead of Export Sales -

Soybean futures are 1 to 1 3/4 cents higher ahead of the release of the weekly Export Sales report. They were down 7 3/4 to 9 1/4 on Wednesday. Meal

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