By Beck Barnes | Jim Steadman|October 28, 2019 Cotton Grower Editors Jim Steadman and Beck Barnes discuss harvest safety tips, and Harrison Ashley of the National Cotton Council checks in to talk about the state of the U.S. ginning industry. Advertisement Barnes is Editor/Publisher for Cotton Grower magazine. He joined the publication staff in May 2008. See all author stories here. Jim Steadman is Senior Editor for Cotton Grower magazine. He has spent more than 40 years in agricultural writing and marketing. See all author stories here.