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Central Valley vineyard removals may exceed 30,000 acres - Allied Grape Growers

January 17, 2020

All may not be lost for grape growers in the Central Valley who can transition to mechanical practices and find varieties that produce high tonnage to overcome lower prices ... Vineyards being removed tend to be overlying Class One soils with decent water availability, making their conversions to almonds that more attractive than pistachios, which growers have tended to plant in lower-quality soils ...