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Almond growers cut water use with efficiency measures

Issue Date: October 13, 2021
By Bob Johnson

California almond growers have reduced the amount of water needed to produce a nut by 33% since 1990 by investing heavily in well-managed microsprinkler and drip irrigation systems. They aim to further reduce their drops per crop another 20% by the year 2025, according to the Almond Board of California.

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