Canola Crop – 100-Year-Old Farm Yields a New Crop

In 2007, Ernst Cebert, Ph.D., a research scientist at Alabama A&M University, visited Bridgeforth Farms in Tanner. He wanted to share his recent research on canola as an alternative crop in north Alabama. Bill Bridgeforth, an A&M alum and fourth-generation farmer in Limestone County, was receptive. That year, Bridgeforth planted 500 acres of canola, a…

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