Water must cost more. Only then will industry do what you propose. Money talks. The wine grapes are already drip watered and use much less than other crops. New vineyards are planted with drip lines at the same time, that's been standard operating procedure for many years.Now this is fascinating. My wife has Epilepsy and she loves almonds. I buy them at BJs Both whole and sliced for her. I can't vouch that they've made any difference in her life but good for you. Seizure activity his very debilitating. What does your neurologist say about this?
While were on almonds I noticed some negativity about the almond growing industry. I've thought the same thing about how much water is used.
They should look at Israel and how they irrigate fruit trees. Each tree is individually watered through individual hoses feeding the root system of each tree. Drip irrigation
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