Where Are Specialty Crops Grown?

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Not every kind of crop can be grown everywhere. Soil type, climate, and terrain cause different fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other specialty crops to grow in specific areas of the world, the U.S., and Minnesota. Look at these maps to see what kinds of specialty crops grow in Minnesota and across the U.S.

Specialty Crops Across the U.S.

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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