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Elderberry Research with Andy Thomas

Andrew Thomas works with the Missouri Southwest Research Center and enjoys conducting research on a wide variety of horticultural and agroforestry crops and crop production techniques. His main research interests include the development of overlooked native fruit and nut crops with commercial potential, but he also studies aspects of mainstream horticultural crop production.

In this session you will learn:

  • What 25 years + of elderberry research has taught us, from varieties to pruning, to even the massive change in how the berries are used!

  • All about the brain health studies that this new grant is funding

  • The 9 areas that this grant is focusing on, from breeding to food science, to mechanizing harvest, and in-depth climate yield studies!