Giving is Fruitful for Science

December 08, 2021

As Minnesota Gophers we’re proud of the famous apple varieties including Honeycrisp that hail from our great state —but did you know that until 1888 we weren’t able to grow apples here due to the cold climate? That’s when the Uof M began its revolutionary fruit breeding program that has since released nearly 30 varieties of apples enjoyed by apple lovers far and wide. 

Read the full story in the 2021 fall edition of CFANS' Impact (page 6).