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September 18, 2006

Norman Borlaug Day in Minnesota

Norman Borlaug, the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize winner and U of M alumnus, will visit the university's St. Paul campus today to take part in the annual E.C. Stakman Award ceremony and to mark the release of a new biography, "The Man Who Fed the World." Mary Buschette with the U's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, says Borlaug has spent the better part of six decades fighting hunger in Africa, Asia and Mexico.

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