Ceres almond grower tests the benefits of cover crops

Saving water is top of mind for California farmers, even after wet winters. For the past several years, an almond grower in Ceres has been testing a farming method that could help them use their water more efficiently. That method is called cover cropping. To an untrained eye, the cover crops on the Gemperle Family Farm look like long rows of unruly weeds growing between the many lines of almond trees. But the wheat, mustard and legume plants are grown there for a purpose. More here: https://www.kcra.com/article/ceres-almond-grower-cover-crop-save-water/43878244