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U.S. Department of Agriculture

1994 FARM AND RANCH
IRRIGATION SURVEY


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Survey - Introductory Text and General Explanation

List of Tables (20mb)

    1. Irrigated Farms in the Censuses of Agriculture: 1992 and Earlier Censuses
    2. Irrigated Farms by Acres Irrigated: 1994 and 1988
    3. Land Use: 1994 and 1988
    4. Land Irrigated by Method of Water Distribution: 1994 and 1988
    5. Land Irrigated by Sprinkler Systems: 1994 and 1988
    6. Land Irrigated by Gravity Flow Systems: 1994 and 1988
    7. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only One Method of Distribution: 1994 and 1988
    8. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only Sprinkler Systems to Distribute Water: 1994 and 1988
    9. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only Gravity Flow Systems to Distribute Water: 1994 and 1988
    10. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied by Source: 1994 and 1988
    11. Irrigation by Estimated Quantity of Water Applied: 1994 and 1988
    12. Irrigation Wells on Farms: 1994 and 1988
    13. Irrigation Wells Used on Farms by Pumping Depth: 1994 and 1988
    14. Irrigation Pumps on Farms: 1994 and 1988
    15. Irrigation Pumps on Farms for Wells: 1994 and 1988
    16. Irrigation Pumps on Farms Other Than Well Pumps: 1994 and 1988
    17. Energy Expenses for On-Farm Pumping of Irrigation Water by Type of Energy: 1994 and 1988
    18. Investment in Irrigation Equipment, Facilities, and Land Improvement: 1994 and 1988
    19. Expenses for Maintenance and Repairs of Irrigation Equipment and Facilities: 1994 and 1988
    20. Irrigation Water From Off-Farm Suppliers: 1994 and 1988
    21. Farms With Diminished Crop Yields Resulting From Irrigation Interruption by Cause: 1994 and 1988
    22. Selected Crops Harvested From Irrigated Farms: 1994 and 1988
    23. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied and Method of Distribution by Selected Crops: 1994 and 1988
    24. Application of Chemicals in Irrigation Water and Times Irrigated by Selected Crops: 1994 and 1988
    25. Other Uses of Irrigation Water: 1994 and 1988
    26. Irrigated Farms by Farm Size: 1994 and 1988
    27. Irrigated Farms by Standard Industrial Classification: 1994 and 1988
    28. Irrigated Farms by Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold: 1994 and 1988
    29. Methods Used in Deciding When to Irrigate: 1994 and 1988
    30. Water Management Practices for Operations Using Gravity Flow Systems: 1994 and 1988
    31. Irrigators Participating in Federal Commodity Programs and/or Making Special Provisions for Wildlife Habitat: 1994 and 1988
    32. Energy and/or Water Conservation Improvements: 1994 and 1988
    33. Barriers to Making Improvements to Reduce Energy or Conserve Water: 1994 and 1988
    34. Sources of Irrigation Information Used to Reduce Irrigation Costs or Conserve Water: 1994 and 1988
    35. Discontinuance of All Irrigation Since 1992 by Reason: 1994

Maps

1. Water Resources Areas of the United States: 1994
2. Annual Percent of Normal Precipitation, Jan - Dec 1994

For further information on table and map availability call 1-800-523-3215, fax 301/763-8499,
Internet address nass@nass.usda.gov

Appendix

Report Form (if a printed copy is desired, it may be necessary to adjust your print setup within Adobe Acrobat Reader)