Avocado Growers Trying High Density Farming

Taylor Hillman Drought, Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops, Water, Weather

Southern California avocado growers could change how the industry operates as they experiment with high density farming.

Trying High Density Farming

The price of water in San Diego County is among the highest in the nation and is forcing small to medium operations to turn off the water altogether. San Diego County Farm Bureau Projects and membership manager Casey Anderson says their growers are forced to look at higher valued crops like avocados and a recent experiment is showing great promising for those growers.