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?

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!