What Grows Where?

Which plants and animals grow where? Chek out the map and clues. You'll discover Minnesota's four main growing areas. Which one do YOU live in?

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Growing Areas

You'll find crops and livestock in every part of Minnesota, but this map shows their main growing areas.

SVG-Maps-new-colorsCountiesBiomeRainfallGrowing RegionsKittsonRoseauLakeof theWoodsKoochichingSt. LouisLakeCookMarshallBeltramiPenningtonRed LakeClearwaterNormanMahnomenItascaClayBeckerHubbardCassWadenaAitkinToddMorrisonStearnsBentonMilleLacsCrowWingCarltonPineChisagoKanabecIsantiOtter TailWilkinGrantDouglasStevensPopeSwiftTraverseBigStoneLac QuiParleChippewaKandiyohiMeekerSherburneAnokaHennepinWashingtonDakotaRamseyWrightYellow MedicineRenvilleMcLeodCarverScottGoodhueRiceLe SueurNicolletSibleyRedwoodLyonLincolnPipestoneRockMurrayNoblesCottonwoodBrownWatonwanBlueEarthSteeleDodgeWasecaWabashaOlmstedWinonaJacksonMartinFaribaultFreebornMowerFillmoreHoustonPolkKittsonRoseauLakeof theWoodsKoochichingSt. LouisLakeCookMarshallBeltramiPenningtonRed LakeClearwaterNormanMahnomenItascaClayBeckerHubbardCassWadenaAitkinToddMorrisonStearnsBentonMilleLacsCrowWingCarltonPineChisagoKanabecIsantiOtter TailWilkinGrantDouglasStevensPopeSwiftTraverseBigStoneLac QuiParleChippewaKandiyohiMeekerSherburneAnokaHennepinWashingtonDakotaRamseyWrightYellow MedicineRenvilleMcLeodCarverScottGoodhueRiceLe SueurNicolletSibleyRedwoodLyonLincolnPipestoneRockMurrayNoblesCottonwoodBrownWatonwanBlueEarthSteeleDodgeWasecaWabashaOlmstedWinonaJacksonMartinFaribaultFreebornMowerFillmoreHoustonPolk

Whoa

What is it?

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  • Answer
  • Wheat! More wheat is planted in the world than any other crop. Wheat kernels are ground into flour that is used to make bread, pasta, cereal, tortillas, cakes, cookies, crackers, and more!

Cool

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Fun Fact: Minnesota ranks 4th nationally in dry edible bean production. Dry edible beans include pinto, navy, Great Northern, kidney, and black beans.

Joke

What's orange and sounds like a parrot?

  • Answer
  • A carrot!