Congressman John Shimkus of Illinois and Congressman Marion Berry of Arkansas recognized the important contributions Dr. Norman Borlaug made on the world of agriculture on the House Floor on Tuesday. Congressman Shimkus sent his condolences to the friends, family and colleagues of the Father of the “Green Revolution”.
“Dr. Norman Borlaug applied scientific innovation, compassion for the poor and expert knowledge of agricultural practices to develop and introduce groundbreaking technologies that will forever change the prospects of the hungry and impoverished around the globe.”
Video of Congressman Berry’s address and a transcript of Congressman Shimus’ address can be found here.