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  • Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation About Us Main
    s 103 Acre farm in N E Iowa Education programs emphasize Dr Borlaug s work on World Hunger Discussions and presentations are taken to K 12 schools post secondary institutions and communities Founding Board Members Ted H Behrens John H Jack Thomson Rex H Kleckner Lori Moore Tony Tremmel Joyce E Vagts Ken Becker Donald P Arendt Steve Johnson The Birthplace Home and Barn have had many changes to the original structures and need to be restored Board of Directors President Barb Schwamman Vice President Laura Schmauss Past President Tom Spindler Secretary Ken Becker Co Treasurer Jack Thomson and Gary Gassett Rex Kleckner Maury Kramer Bill Reed Alan Schatz Joanne Lane Randy Maschek Tony Tremmel Dale Vagts Mark Johnson Vickie Grube Todd Knobloch Foundation Advisors Ted Behrens Bill Borlaug Henry Elwood Jeanie Laube Matthew Behrens Our Goals The Foundation s immediate goals are centered around funding an endowment for the restoration of Dr Borlaug s Birthplace home and the ongoing maintenance of the Boyhood home farm buildings and schoolhouse and the continuation of the Borlaug Education Outreach Program We also want to have the financial ability to fund an annual resident scholar artist as part of the Borlaug Education Residency

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  • Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation Funding Campaign
    Foundation build an education and farm upkeep endowment and restore Dr Borlaug s childhood home and the school he attended near Cresco Iowa For your generous pledge of 1000 00 or more receive a beautiful artist signed limited edition print of Dr Borlaug s boyhood farm Also available are very special limited edition prints of the farm signed by Dr Borlaug Dr Norman Borlaug s Boyhood Farm by Prof Douglas Eckheart First Borlaug Resident View Large Image Donate to Foundation Funding Campaign The Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation is a registered non profit corporation with the State of Iowa and the Internal Revenue Service The Foundation s immediate goals are centered around funding an endowment for the restoration and upkeep of Dr Borlaug s Birthplace Boyhood home schoolhouse and the property We also want to continue the Borlaug Education Outreach Program see the Borlaug Education Residency Program and photos of the Boyhood home The Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation owns Dr Borlaug s 103 Acre farm in N E Iowa Education programs emphasize Dr Borlaug s work on World Hunger Discussions and presentations are taken to K 12 schools post secondary institutions and communities Help Us Fund This Important Work The ongoing

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  • Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation - Vision for the Future
    and upkeep of Dr Borlaug s Birthplace and Boyhood home and schoolhouse the continuation of the Borlaug Education Outreach Program and the construction of a new Visitor Learning Center Dr Borlaug s boyhood home and schoolhouse have been restored The birthplace farm has also been acquired and work on restoring that property is ongoing A walking trail through the pasture land between the two properties has been established The school house has been moved to the boyhood farm site and may serve as a visitors center depicting various stages of Dr Borlaug s life and work The boyhood home has been restored to its 1920 character The house is open to the public during special events at the farm The Foundation board has set the long term endowment goal at 7 000 000 Interest earned on this goal would fund a full time Borlaug Education Residency Program Borlaug Farm Preservation and Maintenance Program Borlaug Scholarship Program and Borlaug Education Seminar Program in perpetuity In addition the Foundation board has envisioned a Borlaug Education Outreach Center to be built on 5 acres reserved for development on Dr Borlaug s 103 acre boyhood farm The Center would consist of an exhibition hall and museum to display residency work and Borlaug archives a board room and offices small library study for students and education residency participants studio green house living quarters kitchen and dining facilities for events public rest rooms and a presentation multimedia room The Center would serve as home base for the Foundation and its education programs Estimated project costs 4 000 000 A copy of the architects preliminary drawings of the Center is available upon request The 106 acre farm will continue in pasture cropland and forest preserve Demonstration grain plots of Dr Borlaug s work will be available for

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  • Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation Mobile Site
    level of the childhood house including window and woodwork restoration new wiring plumbing septic system basement bath furnace water heater security system and more Many original Borlaug artifacts have been placed in the home Learn More A trail has been established between the boyhood farm and the birthplace farm Also a new bridge an Eagle Scout project has been installed on that trail Learn More New signs have been installed

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  • Norman Borlaug Statue Unveiling Ceremony
    2014 Dr Borlaug Reception and Statuary Hall Ceremony Monday March 24 Pre Unveiling Reception Tuesday March 25 Unveiling Ceremony Copyright 2013 Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation

    Original URL path: http://www.normanborlaug.org/slideshows/statue_ceremony/index.html (2016-04-29)
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  • NBHF Summer Intern Program
    for students in grades K 8 and include the following sessions Fizz Bubble Goo for kids in grades K 3 Science and Robotics Week for kids in grades 4 8 Norman Borlaug Wins the Hunger Games for kids in grades 3 7 The NB Wins the Hunger Games camp is held at the Boyhood Farm Students will learn about Dr Borlaug s efforts to feed the millions of hungry people

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  • Norman Borlaug Properties Walking Tour
    Borlaug attended this one room school through 8th grade Dr Borlaug was an excellent wrestler for Cresco High School Closeup of sign in front of school Boyhood home lies just to the west of the schoolhouse Norm s parents ordered this house from the Sears catalog Closeup of sign near the back of the boyhood home Another informational sign is near the barn a 100 yards west of boyhood home Corn was a major crop for the Borlaug s It was picked by hand Closeup of sign near barn at Boyhood Farm Cross the bridge near the school and take the walking path to the Birthplace farm The first sign on the walking trail is just south of the bridge This informational sign is about 1920s 30s Agricultural Technology Looking back toward schoolhouse from 1st walking trail sign Closeup of Technology sign near bridge View of signs along walking trail from the boyhood farm Students head toward the second walking trail sign View from second sign back towards Boyhood home and barn Second walking trail sign is about Dr Borlaug s time in Mexico Closeup of the Spreading Seeds sign Trail view back toward Boyhood farm Wildflowers bloom along walking

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  • Norman Borlaug's
    Links Related Links Main World Food Prize Nobel Peace Prize Academy of Achievement Freedom from Famine Movie U of Minnesota About Us About Us Main Funding Campaign Vision Mobile Site Entry from Timber Ave 1970s additions on each side of

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