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Former Ghana and Brazil Presidents Awarded Food Prize

posted on June 24, 2011 at 12:06 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Former presidents of Ghana and Brazil will receive the World Food Prize for their successful efforts to reduce by half the number of people in their countries who suffer from hunger and poverty, the prize's foundation... Full Story

Corn Growers say Food Inc. Should Not Win Oscar

posted on March 5, 2010 at 11:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The corn industry is lashing out at an Oscar-nominated documentary that has grossed out grocery shoppers, saying the film is unfair to many of the nation's farmers and shouldn't win. 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

Ethiopian Scientist Wins World Food Prize

posted on June 12, 2009 at 8:06 PM

WASHINGTON -- An Ethiopian scientist who has helped to feed hundreds of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa has won this year's World Food Prize. Full Story

Ag Hall of Fame Struggling

posted on May 15, 2009 at 8:05 PM

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan (AP) — A sharp drop in its investment fund and in attendance is forcing the National Agriculture Center and Hall of Fame to look for some new ideas to raise money. Full Story

Political Veterans Join Forces to Fight World Hunger

posted on December 26, 2008 at 8:12 PM

Political Veterans Join Forces to Fight World Hunger
Market to Market profiles the world hunger efforts of former Senators George McGovern and Bob Dole. 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

World Food Prize Honors Those Who Fight Hunger

posted on January 9, 2004 at 8:01 PM

World Food Prize Honors Those Who Fight Hunger
The World Food Prize recognizes exceptional individual achievements in alleviating human suffering by increasing the quantity, quality and availability of food. Full Story

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