Obama Endorses Biotechnology’s Important Role in Agriculture

The dedication of biotech pioneer Dr. Norman Borlaug's statue in the U.S. Capitol on March 25, 2014 not only highlighted his accomplishments in feeding the world, it also prompted the President of the United States to give his clearest endorsement to date on the important role of biotechnology in agriculture.

In a letter dated April 11, 2014 to Julie Borlaug, President Obama wrote about how pleased he was to join in celebrating her grandfather's life and his passion for feeding the hungry through biotechnology. The full text of the letter can be found by clicking the thumbnail below:

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