Minnesota Grown

What makes Minnesota such a great state for agriculture? Many soil types, terrains, and climate that are good for growing plants and animals. These are some of the things that caused biomes to form in our state.

The biomes, which you will learn more about on the next page, create different growing regions. Something that can be grown easily in southwest Minnesota many not grow well in northeast Minnesota. The biomes and rainfall have a big impact on what grows best where in our state. Which plants and animals grow where? Check out the map and clues. You’ll discover Minnesota’s four main growing areas. Which one do YOU live in?

Whoa

What is it?

What Is It?
  • Answer
  • Sunflower - Minnesota is the nation's 6th-largest sunflower-producing state. Sunflower seed can be crushed for oil, used for birdseed or for a variety of food products.

Cool

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Soybeans: 1 acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons.

Joke

What do you get when you cross a cow with a trampoline?

  • Answer
  • A milkshake!