Irrigation

Irrigation is a potentially divisive issue in wine–growing and agriculture in general, purists arguing dry farming should be mandatory, versus those who fail ‘to discern any logical distinction between rainfall and water applied by hoses or sprinklers, provided...

California, irrigation

California, Irrigation: see California. ‘California faces great challenges of water distribution, allocation and pricing in the coming years. (Some think sending 80% of the state’s water to farmers who account for less than 2% of its economy is...