Leaching Programs Need to Start Earlier

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

Water in agriculture
Many experts believe almond leaching needs to happen earlier than in the past and this year may be the earliest yet.

Programs Need to Start Earlier

Cooperative Extension Pomology Tree Nut Crop Advisor David Doll told growers at a recent post-harvest almond field day that this year could be the earliest that leaching programs should start. Doll says the point is to use winter rains to do the actual leaching.