Alan Journet, The Applegater, December 2021
Most Applegate Valley residents involved in agriculture and forestry know their future success depends on the climate.
All plants require the climate in which they have succeeded historically. Substantial deviations from these conditions result in depressed growth and yield.
Comparing historic patterns with projected trends in regional temperature and precipitation reveals potential problems. This discussion focuses on one of my favorite attributes of our region: wine varietals.