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?

Corn - What Is It
  • Answer
  • Corn! One ear of corn has about 16 rows and 800 kernels. The number of rows is always an even number.

Cool

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Cows have a strong sense of smell. They can smell something up to six miles away!

Joke

What is a scarecrow's favorite fruit?

  • Answer
  • Straw-berries!