Latest Norman Borlaug Stories

2014-05-01 23:02:35

Ag Specialist Uses Her Communication Skills to Promote Biotech Solutions Ames, Iowa (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) announces that the prestigious 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Award goes to Alison Van Eenennaam, an honored faculty member at the University of California, Davis. Nominees must demonstrate an ability to communicate by written material; public presentations; and/or the use of television, radio, or other social media. Van...

2014-03-24 08:31:39

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Norman Borlaug is widely credited with saving 1 billion lives. Yet most people - even those alive because of him - have never heard of him. Known as the father of the "Green Revolution," Borlaug pioneered disease-resistant, high-yield strains of wheat that dramatically increased food production in Mexico, India, Pakistan and other developing nations that were facing mass starvation until he...

2014-02-26 12:27:01

Global Thought Leaders Converge in San Antonio to Discuss Issues Related to Global Food Security SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of science in agriculture, water security issues, consumer interest in food production practices, pollinator health and the emergence of farmer as CEO are just a few of the topics featured at the 9(th) Annual Ag Issues Forum, sponsored by Bayer Crop Science. The challenge facing agriculture is a formidable one: meet the food, fiber...

2013-11-08 23:02:25

David Hollinrake, Vice President, Describes Need for a New Revolution in Agriculture RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Speaking to an audience of food security advocates, farmers, CEOs, governmental agency leaders, academics and students from universities throughout the United States, David Hollinrake, Vice President for Agricultural Commercial Operations Marketing at Bayer CropScience, discussed Bayer’s vision of a new agricultural revolution at the inaugural...

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