MN ag exports hit record high in 2011
Minnesota's agricultural exports hit a record $6.8 billion last year, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA).
This is up 13 percent or about $750 million over the previous year. The state's top exported commodities -- soybeans, corn, red meat, wheat, sugar, dairy, and feeds -- accounted for more than 80 percent of the state's total agricultural exports.
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