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World Food Prize Looking for the Next Norman Borlaug - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Norman Borlaug and John Ruan Sr. started the World Food Prize Youth Programs to inspire the next generation to become involved in our food system,” said Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, President of the World Food Foundation.
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Regents' ACT-score plan will only serve to expand inequality

MinnPost - ‎10 hours ago‎
His name was Norman Borlaug. He became the father of the Green Revolution, which may have saved as many as a billion lives.

Kevin Folta reflects after winning Borlaug Ag Comm Award, year of attacks from anti-GMO activists

Genetic Literacy Project - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Now the challenge is to use that momentum to do what Dr. Norman Borlaug would do– advance science that can help people. That is the mission of this recognition, to use science, and science communication, to honor his legacy by ensuring that all people, ...

India is capable of developing GM crops: Randy Hautea

Business Standard - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
In an email interview with Kanika Datta, Randy Hautea, global coordinator for International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, the GM crop advocacy group founded by Norman Borlaug, answers some of the charges. Edited excerpts:
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Why Didn't the First Earth Day's Predictions Come True? It's Complicated

Smithsonian - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The Mexican Ministry of Agriculture teamed up with the Rockefeller Foundation to import American biologists to work on the problem, one of whom was Norman Borlaug. Over several decades, Borlaug used selective breeding to create strains of wheat with ...

Two moms on how Kevin Folta inspired their pro-biotech science writing and advocacy

Genetic Literacy Project - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
So I'm thrilled that Kevin has earned the 2016 CAST Borlaug Agricultural Communications Award. Named after the world's most famous and revolutionary plant breeder—Dr.

Iowa high schoolers explore global food security at Ames event

Ames Tribune - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The World Food Prize was founded by Norman Borlaug, an Iowa native who pioneered work to produce higher yielding strains of grain, transforming modern agriculture and working to reduce global famine.

How Xi, Branstad helped save my marriage - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Almost 300 Borlaug Scholars representing 130 Iowa high schools joined with their teachers for an amazing day-long immersion in the issues of global food security and alleviating hunger abroad (Norman Borlaug's passion) while also learning about ...
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Florida biotech advocate gets CAST communications honor

Agri-Pulse - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
CAST, a federation of more than 20 food and agricultural scientific societies that is supported by several academic, government and industry groups, named the award for the late Norman Borlaug, the crop scientist credited with sparking the Green ...

Why Malthus Is Still Wrong

Scientific American - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
We find solutions—think Norman Borlaug and the green revolution. The result is the opposite of what Malthus predicted: the wealthiest nations with the greatest food security have the lowest fertility rates, whereas the most food-insecure countries ...

Florida editorial roundup

Miami Herald - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
It is helpful to remember the work of Norman Borlaug, credited with the "Green Revolution" and winner of the Nobel Prize in 1970 and subsequently the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Luling Foundation Field Day slated for May 19

AgriLife Today - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Dispelling the Myths of Agriculture, Julie Borlaug, associate director, Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, College Station.

Rockefeller's Dubious “Resilience” Push

Capital Research Center (press release) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Led by Norman Borlaug, winner of the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize, Rockefeller-funded agricultural researchers developed new strains of wheat and rice, which led to dramatically improved crop yields, which in turn helped to feed tens of millions of people ...

In un libro inchiesta la grande bugia sulla fame nel mondo

La Repubblica - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Fuor di dubbio sono invece gli enormi passi avanti fatti nella produzione alimentare a partire dagli anni 60, quando il biologo Norman Borlaug scoprì, tra l'altro, un gene che faceva contrarre lo stelo del grano. Lo stelo più corto e più spesso ...

Produktivitas dan Akses Pangan

Solopos - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎, SOLO - Seorang ilmuwan dan peneliti andal bidang penyakit tanaman, Norman Borlaug, dinobatkan sebagai Bapak Revolusi Hijau setelah bibit gandum unggul yang ia kembangkan menghasilkan panen berlimpah dan berhasil menuntaskan ...
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Celebran en parcelas el Día del Agricultor

La Voz de la Frontera - OEM - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Mexicali, Baja California.- Por segundo año consecutivo, autoridades del campo de Baja California, investigadores y productores agrícolas de la región, se reunieron en las parcelas demostrativas del Campo Experimental del Valle de Mexicali (Cemexi) del ...

Realizará Ayuntamiento Garrapatón

Critica - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
En el arranque de la campaña, el viernes 22 a partir de las 17:00 y hasta las 20:00 horas, el puesto estará en Soriana de Norman Borlaug y CTM; el sábado de las 8:00 a las 11:00 horas en Michoacán y 300 para pasar, de las 17:00 a las 20:00 horas, a la ...
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Esta mañana investigadores aclararon dudas a los productores que prevén sembrar soya este verano en el Valle del ...

La Voz del Puerto (blog) - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Ciudad Obregón, Sonora.- El Campo Experimental Norman E. Borlaug presentó el paquete tecnológico de oleaginosas para el verano. Lo anterior con el propósito de que el productor conozca el propicio manejo sobre el cultivo de soya, así como evitar ...
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Piden vigilar cultivos ante falsa cenicilla

La Voz del Puerto - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Xóchitl Militza Ochoa Espinoza, investigadora del proyecto de oleaginosas del Campo Experimental Norman E. Borlaug (CENEB), indicó que actualmente se tienen establecidas en el Sur de Sonora poco más de 20 mil hectáreas de cártamo, y en ...