The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Orville Alvin Vogel
Professor Emeritus, Department of Agronomy & Soils
Washington State University
Pullman,Washington 99163 USA
"For outstanding contributions to agronomic research including the development of radically new and improved semidwarf varieties of wheat that now grow on five continents and have made the green revolution a reality."
Presented by President Ford at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1976.