Strawberry

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. 

December 3, 2018
Planting borage next to a strawberry crop attracts bees and other pollinators, and may even boost strawberry yield.
by Nathan Hecht
September 11, 2018
A new invasive fruit fly, spotted-wing drosophila, is changing the way Minnesota berries are grown.
by Matthew Gullickson
May 21, 2018
A life without flowers would be a fruitless one; literally! But how exactly do blossoms become bounty?
by Nathan Hecht
May 3, 2018
This type is new to Midwest production, and it might just mean you could have local strawberries for your shortcake in November!
by Nathan Hecht

 

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