Here at the University of Minnesota, we've been spending a lot of time on strawberries. In particular we're researching ways to extend the growing season, minimize pests and weeds, and grow a tastier berry. Find out what we've been working on.
We experimented with living mulches for weed control and soil building between rows of annual strawberries. Here’s what we found out.
A Frenchman on a covert mission in Chile encounters a strawberry and takes it back to Europe. Botanists get involved and eventually develop the strawberry we know today.