THE ROLE OF IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE IN A CHANGING EXPORT MARKET

Irrigated acreage in the United States would increase by 5.5 million acres if export demand for agricultural products increased by 90 percent, according to analytical research projections reported here. Ground water use would increase by 42 percent. This analysis of the effect of increased export demand for agriculture commodities on irrigated agriculture also projects substantial increases in ground water pumping costs for the Mountain and Northern Plains regions.


Issue Date:
1985-06
Publication Type:
Report
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/277681
Language:
English
Total Pages:
33
Series Statement:
AGES850328




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