Why we really should care about boosting farm yields
After all, Norman Borlaug, the father of the Green Revolution, was able to rapidly spread improved seeds around the world, instead of breeding strains to be adapted to local conditions. But the seeds were only part of the Green Revolution, Smale said.
Michael Morain's Behind the Scene, Aug. 31
The bronze statue was bumped from its original perch in the U.S. Capitol to make room for a new statue of food scientist Norman Borlaug. Each state can display just two statues in Statuary Hall; the other Iowa likeness on display is Samuel Kirkwood ...
The GMO Hype: What is it all about?
LaGrange Daily News
Scientists were inspired by Norman Borlaug, who created the “Green Revolution” of the 1960s with high yielding varieties of dwarf wheat. The Nobel Prize winner has been credited with saving over a billion lives. By improving plant varieties such ...
Senator Statue Returns to Iowa
The Harlan Statue had been on display at the National Statuary Hall Collection until it was replaced with a statue of the late Norman Borlaug. “Senator Harlan was a true statesman and a public servant,” said Governor Terry Branstad in a news release.