Champions of Change
Bill Bridgeforth is a fourth generation farmer in Tanner, Alabama. He is employed by Darden Bridgeforth & Sons, which grows cotton, corn, wheat, soybeans, and canola using a variety of cutting-edge agronomic techniques and land conservation practices. Bill graduated from Alabama A&M with a degree in Soil Science in 1980 and is active in the university's agricultural initiatives. As Chairman of the National Black Growers Council, he advocates on behalf of black farmers in the United States and abroad.