Winter water provides needed groundwater source

Issue Date: March 2, 2016
By Cecilia Parsons

Yellow leaves on his winegrape vines concerned Fresno County farmer Don Cameron one spring a few years ago, as he was experimenting with on-farm groundwater recharge and flooding his vineyard. By June, water he used to flood his vineyard had percolated into the soil and the leaves turned a more normal, dark green color. The 22-year-old barbera vines did just fine that year, Cameron reported.

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