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The man who saved a billion lives

A smiling Norman Borlaug in black and white

University of Minnesota alumnus Norman Borlaug left a profound legacy in alleviating world hunger.

UMN Scientists assist in breakthrough wheat gene research

Wheat Breeding James Anderson

Researchers isolate and clone gene that resists Fusarium head blight

University of Minnesota opens new Bee and Pollinator Research Lab

Bee lab

The 10,000-square foot lab consolidates lab space, honey extraction, observation hive space and office space. 

Globalization hasn’t affected what we grow and eat as much as you think

A rye cover crop in the field

UMN study finds the impact of globalization is less than expected when it comes to food we grow and eat. 

Leveraging ‘big’ as a force for good

Ken Powell speaks into a microphone.

General Mills chairman Ken Powell talks about how one of the world’s largest food companies acts for the greater good.

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