May 2016 Trivia Answer & Winners

Mary Resch, Sue Olsen, Carol Hansen ('75), Lelon Naylor ('72) and Russ Runck ('85/'94) were the first five people to correctly answer the question!
Congratulations to Russ Runck, whose name was randomly selected from the pool of correct answers to win this month's trivia prize!

May trivia question:

The University of Minnesota has produced many tasty apples such as the famous Honeycrisp, SweeTango, and Zestar. Since 1920, how many apple varieties have been released?

a) 10

b) 18

c) 27

d) 31

Answer: 27!

CFANS faculty & students are continuously doing extensive apple research and are always working hard to innovate new varieties of apples that are tasty and environmentally friendly. Learn more about delicious University of Minnesota apple varieties here!