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Year Two SSCDS Newsletter

We’ve just released our year two newsletter. This provides an overview of our accomplishments through the 2012-2013 year of the project. We will release one more newsletter in 2015 that provides an overview of all project activities. Download the newsletter here:

SSCD Concept and Complexities

Simple concept: Use the concept of an irrigation system‚Äîone main pipe close to the orchard floor with sprinklers (or emitters) evenly spaced to apply water, fertilizers and herbicides.¬† Twist: install similar systems higher in the canopy and attached to existing trellis wire to apply water, pesticides, and nutrients that will cover the canopy. The complexities:… Continue Reading SSCD Concept and Complexities