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Q&A (part 2): Dr. Kenneth Quinn, diplomat and president, World Food Prize

UC Food Observer - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The award was created by Dr. Norman Borlaug, winner of the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for his work in global agriculture. The WFP organization is based in Des Moines, Iowa; it is sponsored by John Ruan, a businessman and philanthropist.

Isle of Man Examiner letters, February 9, 2016

Isle of Man Today - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Unbelievably, Norman Borlaug faced opposition to his work from Green Activists. Borlaug was a strong proponent of the genetic modification of crops, seeing it as a more advanced and efficient system than the cross breeding methods he developed during ...

Families Prepare to Deal With Busing Cuts in Iowa City Community School District

KCRG - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Schwartz lives about two miles from Norman Borlaug Elementary school in Coralville where three of his kids will attend school in the fall.

Renowned Lacombe crops researcher given prestigious award

Alberta Express - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Born and raised in Washington, Helm had the opportunity as a master's student to work with legendary Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug at Washington State University. He came to Alberta in 1973 after obtaining his PhD from Oregon State ...

Nebraska Youth Institute gives opportunities to high school students interested in agriculture

Daily Nebraskan - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
After winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for his contributions to world agriculture, Norman E. Borlaug believed there should be a prize that honors contributions in improving the food supply of the world.

Wheat Faces a Double Challenge

Agri-Pulse - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Texas A&M and South Dakota State continue to be on the cutting edge of wheat research in the tradition of Norman Borlaug and Edgar McFadden. The point I want to leave you with is that the wheat industry and wheat farmers are facing a serious problem.

Professor recognized for new approach to cancer treatment

The Maneater - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
After Katti's initial discovery in the mid-2000s, Norman Borlaug—one of seven people to win the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal—recognized this achievement and hailed Katti as the “Father of Green ...

Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable meeting slated for Feb. 18 - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Denis, a Navy Veteran, knew and was a close friend of Nobel Peace Prize winner - the late Dr. Norman Borlaug. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Lacombe researcher receives prestigious agriculture award

Lacombe Express (registration) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Born and raised in Washington, U.S., Helm began his career as a master's student mentoring under Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Norman Borlaug and Dr. Orville Vogel. “He got me started on this,” said Helm of Vogel. “In fact, the decision was made on a ...

Green revelations

The Hindu - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
He acknowledges the stellar role played by Norman Borlaug in introducing a high-yielding wheat variety. Elsewhere, Swaminathan says, “Green Revolution was the product of convergence of technology, services, public policies and, above all, farmers' ...

FarmLink advisory board to spur technology transformation in ag - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
As part of its drive to transform modern agriculture, FarmLink announced the creation of its advisory board focused on increasing adoption of new technology and precision agriculture tools necessary to improve productivity, profitability and ...

Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable meeting - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable will be meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18. It will be at the Faribault Senior Center, 19 W. Division Street in Faribault.

Alberta researcher receives prestigious award

Laboratory Products News - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Edmonton, AB - Former Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) researcher Dr. Jim Helm has been awarded the prestigious American Society of Agronomy Distinguished Service Award.

Økologer trenger også teknologi

Bondebladet - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Norman Borlaug hadde en god tanke med «den grønne revolusjonen» og utviklingen av nye kornsorter, som han fikk Nobels fredspris for i 1970. Men han raderte også ut et stort biologisk mangfold. Og nå viser det seg også at enkelte genmanipulerte planter ...


La Repubblica - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Che dall'Iowa venivano tre Presidenti americani, cinque premi Nobel (tra cui Norman Borlaug, il padre della Green Revolution), e che l'agricoltura in Iowa e' altamente avanzata tecnologicamente (si pensi solo ai macchinari agricoli John Deer e alle ...

Relance de la culture des blés anciens pour une alimentation sans excès de gluten

MesOpinions - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Dans les années 1950, M Norman Ernest Borlaug, brillant agronome spécialisé en génétique, est à l'origine de la révolution verte , dont le but a été d'enrayer les famines par la culture de nouvelles variétés de blé. Ces variétés plus productives, plus ...