Minnesota Hardy

2014 MN Hardy CoverMinnesota Hardy features over 150 horticultural plants released by MAES that are available at local nurseries and garden centers. This publication showcases apples, azaleas, chrysanthemums, roses, grapes, strawberries, maple and other shade trees, plus ornamental and turf grasses. Useful growing information, locations to view University varieties, and a peek at future introductions are included.

Minnesota Impacts Video: Apple Breeding

In this impact video, Jim Luby and David Bedford describe the U of M apple breeding program and how they develop and choose winning varieties.

MN Impact: U of M Apple Breeding Program

Researcher Spotlight


Tracy Twine.Tracy Twine is an Associate Professor in the Department of Soil, Water and Climate. Since she started at the University in 2008, her research has focused on understanding and predicting how our use of land surface affects the cycling of energy, water and carbon between the land and atmosphere.