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Iowa Congressmen Push Resolution to Honor Borlaug

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 5:02 am

Several Iowa Congressmen are pushing a resolution to honor the life work of Hawkeye State native Norman Borlaug. The legislation was was introduced by Representative Leonard Boswell, and is being supported by fellow Democrat Dave Lobesack and Republican Tom Latham. They say House Resolution 739 ” pays homage to the life and work of one of the world’s greatest scientists and humanitarians” Borlaug developed high-yielding, disease resistant wheat varieties that are credited with saving millions from starvation.