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?

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  • Answer
  • Wild rice! Minnesota harvests between 4 and 10 million lbs. of cultivated wild rice.

Cool

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In Minnesota, there are about 100 farms raising 3,000 bison. Or buffalo!

Joke

Who is the most powerful potato in the galaxy?

  • Answer
  • Darth Tater