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        Borlaug Receives Congressional Gold Medal | Iowa Pathways

        In the 1940s, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug worked years to develop a high-yielding, disease-resistant variety of wheat that could be raised in hard-to-grow areas. President George W. Bush recognized Borlaug’s lifelong work to fight world hunger through crop breeding in 2006, by presenting him with the Congressional Gold Medal.

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        Learn more about Dr. Norman Borloug on IPTV’s Iowa Pathways.

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