Book Review: 'The Big Ratchet' by Ruth DeFries
Wall Street Journal
If there is a primary character in "The Big Ratchet," it is Norman Borlaug. In the 20th century, the Nobel Prize-winning agronomist helped propel the Green Revolution, a world-wide program of plant breeding, irrigation and the application of ...
9 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read
Times of India
Even though Gates can get a meeting with almost anyone, he can't land a sit-down with Norman Borlaug, the late biologist and humanitarian who led the "Green Revolution" — a series of innovations that kept a huge chunk of humanity from starving ...
CEO predicts food-secure world by 2050
Texas A&M The Battalion
Elsa Murano, interim director of the Bourlag Institute, said the Borlaug Institute continues Norman Borlaug's legacy through research and educational programs. She said she agrees with Simmons' analysis of the current food insecurity situation. “When ...
Local students inspired by event-filled day at Borlaug farm
Cresco Times Plain Dealer
Spindler made the point that there are many things we are able to have today because of Dr. Borlaug, specifically many things that go into a good breakfast, such as cereal or waffles. “So if you had breakfast today, you can thank Norman Borlaug for it.”