Minnesota Hardy Website

MN Hardy screen grab.Based on the popular Minnesota Hardy publication, the new Minnesota Hardy website features over 150 horticultural plants released by MAES that are available at local nurseries and garden centers and updates of U of M breeding programs and new plant releases. Information on licensing University of Minnesota plant varieties is also available for commercial growers.

Minnesota Impacts Video: Bee Research

In this impact video, entomologist Marla Spivak discusses how U of M researchers are currently working to address the changing needs of bees in Minnesota and beyond.

MN Impact: U of M Bee Research

Researcher Spotlight

Joanne Slavin.

Since 1981, Professor Joanne Slavin in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition has conducted MAES supported research focused on nutrition, especially as it relates to carbohydrates. Current work includes feeding studies on fiber, sugars, whole grains, vegetables and fruits.