4 - Reading for Info, Farms Raking In Cash

Assignment: Answer these questions via email with the subject line of "Reading Lesson 4 - Reading for Information, California Farms Raking In Cash Despite Drought"

  1. What three major categories of produce does the article say California produces?

  2. How many years has California been in a severe drought?

  3. How are farmers getting water?

  4. How many people have lost their jobs because of the drought?

  5. Look at the chart in the article. Which category of produce makes the most money?

  6. What is flood irrigation?

  7. What is drip irrigation?

  8. Why is the San Joaquin Valley sinking?

  9. How does using groundwater shift the costs to others?

 

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