From the Farm to YOU!

A farm is a place where people grow things we need to eat and use.

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  • Some farmers plant, grow, and harvest crops.
  • Some farmers raise animals.
  • Some farmers raise both plants and animals.

Find It: Plants!

Click on the plants that grow on Minnesota farms

Yes! Apples grow in Minnesota. Our state fruit is the Honeycrisp apple.

No. Lots of peanuts grow in Georgia.

No. Lots of pineapples grow in Hawaii.

Yes! Many people grow peppers in Minnesota.

Yes! Sunflowers grow in Minnesota. We eat their seeds. We also use them for sunflower oil.

Yes! Potatoes grow in Minnesota. We eat them baked and as French fries and potato chips.

No. Bananas grow in tropical countries.

Yes! Corn grows in Minnesota. Corn is feed for animals. Corn is also food for humans.

Find It: Animals!

Click on the animals that are raised on Minnesota farms

Yes! Goats are raised in Minnesota. They provide milk, meat, and goatskin.

Yes! Dairy cows are raised in Minnesota. They provide milk and meat.

Yes! Chickens are raised in Minnesota. They provide eggs, meat, and feathers.

No. Most lions live in Africa.

Yes! Horses are raised in Minnesota. People use them for work and fun.

Yes! Sheep are raised in Minnesota. They provide wool and meat.

Yes! Pigs are raised in Minnesota. They provide meat.

Yes! Turkeys are raised in Minnesota. They provide meat and feathers.

No! Zebras live in Africa.


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!