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Stories Tagged "Norman Borlaug"

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Scientist Gets World Food Prize For Wheat Advances

posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Sanjaya Rajaram is credited with developing 480 wheat varieties that have been released in 51 countries on six continents. Full Story

Market to Market (March 28, 2014)

posted on March 28, 2014 at 7:08 PM

Market to Market (March 28, 2014)
Full Program: An agricultural pioneer credited with saving more than a billion lives is immortalized in bronze, melting snowpack may recharge California waterways, but not before prospectors strike gold, and record prices prompt some dairy producers to expand... Full Story

Father of the Green Revolution Immortalized in Bronze

posted on March 28, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Father of the Green Revolution Immortalized in Bronze
Bronze sculpture of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug is place in the Statuary Hall. Full Story

World Food Prize Celebrates Norman Borlaug's Birth

posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:28 PM

Borlaug is credited with boosting agricultural production in what has become known as the "Green Revolution." Full Story

Market to Market (January 1, 2010)

posted on December 31, 2009 at 9:12 AM

Market to Market (January 1, 2010)
Full Program: Ethanol supporters sue the state of California over market access. Southern hemisphere titan Brazil expects a record soybean harvest. Reflections on the first decade of the new millennium. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. Full Story

Remembering the Father of the Green Revolution

posted on December 30, 2009 at 3:12 PM

Remembering the Father of the Green Revolution
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 world. Full Story

World Food Prize Honors 2009 Laureate

posted on November 24, 2009 at 2:11 PM

World Food Prize Honors 2009 Laureate
Dr. Gebisa Ejeta Receives the 2009 World Food Prize Full Story

Market to Market (September 18, 2009)

posted on September 18, 2009 at 7:09 PM

Market to Market (September 18, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier. Full Story

Pioneer in Agriculture Receives Congressional Gold Medal

posted on October 19, 2007 at 8:10 PM

Pioneer in Agriculture Receives Congressional Gold Medal
Five people have received the Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Nobel Peace Prize but only one of them is credited with saving more than a billion lives. Full Story

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