Minnesota Agriculture

The story of agriculture in Minnesota is the story of people. People from all backgrounds, cultures and traditions have helped to make agriculture one of Minnesota’s largest industries. Over 342,000 jobs in Minnesota (10% of all Minnesota jobs) are involved in agriculture. It is a billion dollar industry. Whether you live in the city or country, it’s a sure bet many of your friends or neighbors rely on work in the agriculture industry. What food, fiber, turf/landscape, or forest businesses are in your community? Do you know anyone who works for an agriculture business or on a farm?

Woman Farmer in Field

Match It Up

There are many people and businesses involved in the process of turning a raw product (direct from the farm or soil) into a processed good. Check out some of these Minnesota based agribusinesses below. Match each business to the raw product and processed product that is produced.

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