Dry-farm orchards in California drought

Jutta Thoerner is an outspoken advocate of the age-old practice of dry-farming – relying only on rain water, California’s four-year drought notwithstanding, says public broadcaster KQED. “Actually, lots of crops are dry-farmed across the state,” the station added. “Wheat and grapes are common, and there are tomatoes on the Central Coast, squash in Humboldt and potatoes in… » Read More

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