Through a Depression-era program known as the National Youth Administration, he was able to enroll at the University of Minnesota in 1933. Borlaug failed the entrance exam, but was accepted to the school's newly created two-year General College. After two quarters, he transferred to the College of Agriculture's forestry program. While at the University of Minnesota, he was a member of the varsity wrestling team, reaching the Big Ten semifinals; and helped introduce the sport to Minnesota high schools by putting on exhibition matches around the state.
justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow: The impact of the Green Revolution is not uncriticised...It jacked up yields, but its narrow technical focus offered no vision for how to distribute the bounty equitably.
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