Historic Cotton Fields: America's Heartland


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. Cotton is   to Alabama's economy.

  2. A time when cotton farmers thought taking their fields down the   soil was the best planting practice.

  3. For more than a century plant scientists here have   conditions.

  4. The continuity of research has also allowed students to take a hands-on approach in   things.

  5. They are evaluating planting procedures that   plant yields.

  6. Information gleaned from this research   makes its way to County Extension agents.

  7. He's been   his land for more than a half century.

  8. It's something the University says   on a belief that agriculture is critical to our nation.

  9. Scientists approach their work with a   for the past and an eye to the future.

  10. Cotton itself is heart and   .


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Why is cotton an important crop?

  2. What are the different uses of cotton?

  3. Do you like cotton clothing? Why ? Why not


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