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Stories Tagged "Norman Borlaug"

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Iowa Current Topics: September 2009 (Full Program) (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 6:36 PM

Iowa Current Topics: September 2009 (Full Program) (#302)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at three topics of interest - Iowa's economy, Iowa's role in preventing the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone", and Iowa's much heralded humanitarian, Dr. Norman Borlaug. 27:47 Read More »

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)
1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Iowa native, Dr. Norman Borlaug died September 12, 2009. He is best known for his research in Mexico to develop high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat that would grow in hard to grow areas of the... 15:23 Read More »

Norman Borlaug on The World Food Prize (#104)

posted on October 16, 2007 at 5:35 PM

Norman Borlaug on The World Food Prize (#104)
Dr. Norman Borlaug, an Iowa native who grew up on a farm in Cresco, dreamt of ending world hunger. In the 1940s and 50s, he developed "high-yield" agriculture, which earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. 03:34 Read More »

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