From the Farm to You!
A farm is a place where people grow things we eat and use.
- Some farmers plant, grow, and harvest crops.
- Some farmers raise animals.
- Some farmers raise both plants and animals.
Think and Write
Farming is one part of agriculture.
- What does each farm animal and plant from below give us?
- Write the name of your favorite farm animal on a piece of paper. Then tell a friend why it is your favorite farm animal.
Find It: Plants!
Yes! Apples grow in Minnesota. Our state fruit is the Honeycrisp apple.
No. Lots of peanuts grow in Georgia.
No. Lots of pineapples grow in Hawaii.
Yes! Many people grow peppers in Minnesota.
Yes! Sunflowers grow in Minnesota. We eat their seeds. We also use them for sunflower oil.
Yes! Potatoes grow in Minnesota. We eat them baked and as French fries and potato chips.
No. Bananas grow in tropical countries.
Yes! Corn grows in Minnesota. Corn is feed for animals. Corn is also food for humans.
Find It: Animals!
Yes! Goats are raised in Minnesota. They provide milk, meat, and goatskin.
Yes! Dairy cows are raised in Minnesota. They provide milk and meat.
Yes! Chickens are raised in Minnesota. They provide eggs, meat, and feathers.
No. Most lions live in Africa.
Yes! Horses are raised in Minnesota. People use them for work and fun.
Yes! Sheep are raised in Minnesota. They provide wool and meat.
Yes! Pigs are raised in Minnesota. They provide meat.
Yes! Turkeys are raised in Minnesota. They provide meat and feathers.
No! Zebras live in Africa.