Author Archives: Beck Barnes

About Beck Barnes

Barnes is the senior editor for Cotton Grower magazine. In addition to writing for the magazine, he assists in online content production and in event production. He joined the Cotton Grower staff in May 2008.

Protect Your Profits: Revolutionary Harvesters Could Save You Money

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and profitable, regardless of acreage and/or market prices. Our Cotton Grower editors recently outlined five topics to help growers protect their profits. Topic number five: Module-building harvesters can pay off much quicker than you think.  

Smartphone App Allows Farmers to Review Crop Protection Products

Crop protection is moving quickly into the new world of social media, thanks to a smart phone app that was introduced on the first day of the 2014 Beltwide Cotton Conferences. The app, from a company called Agworld, allows cotton producers to crowd-source their crop protection options by reviewing what other cotton professionals have said

Protect Your Profits: Save Money and Time with Remote Management Irrigation

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and profitable, regardless of acreage and/or market prices. Our Cotton Grower editors recently outlined five topics to help growers protect their profits. Topic number four: take advantage of options for remote management of irrigation.   Tennessee

Protect Your Profits: Take Advantage of Herbicide Incentive Programs

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and profitable, regardless of acreage and/or market prices. Our Cotton Grower editors recently outlined five topics to help growers protect their profits. Topic number three: use herbicide incentive programs to your advantage.   Hidden in all