Growers Should Watch for Over-Irrigation

Taylor HillmanCitrus, Cotton, General, Grain, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Water

Water is the lifeblood of agriculture, but one specialist says sometimes growers overdo it when it comes to irrigation. Sabrina Hill talks with UCCE Farm Advisor Dan Munk.
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UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor and water and soil specialist Dan Munk says it’s important for growers to be mindful not to over-irrigate.

While speaking to cotton growers specifically, he said it’s important to replace what the crop has already used, without overdoing it.