Much was written during California’s recent five-year drought about the amount of water used by almonds. The nuts have become California’s most lucrative agricultural commodity, and a major export product. Long before concerns about water use by almond growers emerged, the industry initiated measures to conserve water by embracing microirrigation systems. It has also become a leader in efforts such as recharging groundwater by flooding almond orchards during winter storms.
https://www.waternewsnetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/water-news-network.png 0 0 Chris Yousif https://www.waternewsnetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/water-news-network.png Chris Yousif2018-10-16 09:33:072018-10-16 09:33:07Almond Farms Keep Growing, And Keep Moving On Water Conservation