Water Management

Water management is more than simply deciding between sprinkler or drip irrigation. Sustainable water management takes into consideration water source and quality, water testing, soil moisture, irrigation scheduling and maintenance of systems. Irrigation at the end of the season also influences how quickly vines prepare for winter. This chapter evaluates your practices for managing water on your grapes to ensure efficient use of this precious liquid. Topics include:
  • Water Quality
  • Water Management Strategy
  • Irrigation System Maintenance
  • Irrigation Scheduling
  • Preparing Vines for Winter
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