Almond Board: Water Issues Lead to High Salinity

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Almond Board of California
In drought years, growers are more reliant on groundwater and water quality becomes an issue.

Water Issues Lead to High Salinity

Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor David Doll said soil salinity is high right now due to poor water quality, and prior testing of a water source needs to be done. Doll advises growers to continue a leaching program even when rain storms come.

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