Bugs: Good for Soil!

Did you know that there are many bugs and insects that are good for soil? Yes! Ground Beetles eat all kinds of pests that live in the soil and can harm plants. Fungus Gnat Predators seek out other insects that are harmful to soil and destroy them. There are also critters called "€œdecomposers"€ that help organic material, like food scraps and yard waste, break down and decompose.

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!