Minnesota Grown

What makes Minnesota such a great state for agriculture? Many soil types, terrains, and climate that are good for growing plants and animals. These are some of the things that caused biomes to form in our state.

The biomes, which you will learn more about on the next page, create different growing regions. Something that can be grown easily in southwest Minnesota many not grow well in northeast Minnesota. The biomes and rainfall have a big impact on what grows best where in our state. Which plants and animals grow where? Check out the map and clues. You’ll discover Minnesota’s four main growing areas. Which one do YOU live in?


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.



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


What is a scarecrow's favorite fruit?

  • Answer
  • Straw-berries!