52 Photos - Jun 17, 2015
Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedfor and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.'Honeycrisp' TM apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Blue cheese developed by U of MN food scientists in the 1930s.Photo: 'Honeycrisp' TM apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.Photo: 'Honeycrisp'  apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991, 'Honeycrisp' is excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  over 8 million trees planted in the U.S.Photo: 'Honeycrisp'  apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991, 'Honeycrisp' is excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  over 8 million trees planted in the U.S.Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station. Orchard at the U of MN Horticultural Research Center.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp'  apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Extremely long storage life, 6-9 months, under normal refrigeration.  Shown here in May with a Honeycrisp tree in bloom.Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Extremely long storage life, 6-9 months, under normal refrigeration.  Shown here in May with a Honeycrisp tree in bloom.Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, project #21-016, "Breeding and genetics of fruit crops for cold climates," principal investigator, Jim Luby, scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, project #21-016, "Breeding and genetics of fruit crops for cold climates," principal investigator, Jim Luby, scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.  Released in 1991.  Fruit breeders Dave Bedford and Dr. Jim Luby.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: Plastic bags used to prevent insects from damaging apples.  Applied to young fruit when it is marble-to-golfball size, before July 1 in Minnesota.  'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, project #21-016, "Breeding and genetics of fruit crops for cold climates," principal investigator, Jim Luby, scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, project #21-016, "Breeding and genetics of fruit crops for cold climates," principal investigator, Jim Luby, scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apples bagged in plastic since fruit formation to protect from insect pests.  Honeycrisp was developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple developed by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, project #21-016, "Breeding and genetics of fruit crops for cold climates," principal investigator, Jim Luby, scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple trees in bloom, full blossom mid-May, at Pepin Heights Orchard, Lake City, MN.  Developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple trees in bloom, full blossom mid-May, at Pepin Heights Orchard, Lake City, MN.  Developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple trees in bloom with bees for pollination.  Full blossom is mid-May, at Pepin Heights Orchard, Lake City, MN.  Developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple trees in bloom, full blossom mid-May, at Pepin Heights Orchard, Lake City, MN.  Developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple orchard of Mike Melnichuk.  On the north edge of Kelowna, in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada.   'Honeycrisp' was developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple orchard of Mike Melnichuk.  On the north edge of Kelowna, in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada.   'Honeycrisp' was developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Photo: 'Honeycrisp' apple orchard, Borton Fruit Company, Yakima, Washington.   'Honeycrisp' was developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Photo: Harvest and packing of 'Honeycrisp' apple at Pepin Heights Orchards, Lake City, MN. Truck will haul crates to packing house.    'Honeycrisp'  apple was bred and patented (expired, 2011) by researchers at the the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. 'Honeycrisp' was released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: The original 'Honeycrisp' apple tree, located at the University of Minnesota's Horticultural Research Center, and photographed in winter. Developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station. Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.Photo: 'Honeycrisp' orchard, three weeks before picking at "Pepin Heights" orchard, near Lake City, MN.  'Honeycrisp' was develpped by the University of Minnesota and released in 1991.   Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates," principal investigator: James J. Luby.  David Bedford: scientist, apple breeder.  Photo: 'Honeycrisp'  trees at harvest time, Northern Orchards Company, Inc.,  Peru, New York.    'Honeycrisp' apple was  developed by the University of Minnesota, released in 1991.  Agricultural Experiment Station project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Photo: HoneyCrunch(TM)  (Honeycrisp in North America) orchard in Germany, near the North Sea at the mouth of the river Elbe. Harvesting the 3rd week of September.  Orchard of Obsthof-Schmoldt family (Mathias is current operator), village of Krummendeich.   The apple was released in 1991 by the University of Minnesota.  Jim Luby, principal investigator, and David Bedford, apple breeder.Photo: HoneyCrunch(TM)  (Honeycrisp in North America) orchard in Germany, near the North Sea at the mouth of the river Elbe. Harvesting the 3rd week of September.  Orchard of Obsthof-Schmoldt family (Mathias is current operator), village of Krummendeich.   The apple was released in 1991 by the University of Minnesota.  Jim Luby, principal investigator, and David Bedford, apple breeder.Photo: HoneyCrunch(TM)  (Honeycrisp in North America) orchard in Germany, near the North Sea at the mouth of the river Elbe. Harvesting the 3rd week of September.  Orchard of Obsthof-Schmoldt family (Mathias is current operator), village of Krummendeich.   The apple was released in 1991 by the University of Minnesota.  Jim Luby, principal investigator, and David Bedford, apple breeder.Photo: The last remaining original  'Honeycrisp'  apple tree, grafted off of the tree which resulted from the cross that produced Honeycrisp.   Developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991.  Excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  Ripens the last week of September in Minnesota.  Photo: Apple Junction orchard in Washington COunty, Minnesota.  They grow 'Honeycrisp'  apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991, 'Honeycrisp' is excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  over 8 million trees planted in the U.S.Photo: Apple Junction orchard in Washington COunty, Minnesota.  They grow 'Honeycrisp'  apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991, 'Honeycrisp' is excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  over 8 million trees planted in the U.S.Photo: Apple Junction orchard in Washington COunty, Minnesota.  They grow 'Honeycrisp'  apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991, 'Honeycrisp' is excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  over 8 million trees planted in the U.S.Photo: Apple Junction orchard in Washington County, Minnesota.  They grow 'Honeycrisp'  apple developed by the University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.  Project #21-016, "Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates." Principal investigator: James J. Luby; scientist, David Bedford. Released in 1991, 'Honeycrisp' is excellent fresh eating, explosively crisp and juicy, unusually long storage life.  over 8 million trees planted in the U.S.