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Secrets of Successfully Dry-Farming Grapes

For vineyards, dry farming means no irrigation, relying only on what Nature provides—with an assist from composting and other supportive measures.

An experienced practitioner shared his insights at an on-site workshop Tuesday morning.

Using cover crops to add organic material to the soil is another important step in Bernier's dry-farming process.

The dry farming workshop was co-hosted by the Community Alliance with Family Farmers and the Sonoma Resource Conservation District.

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