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2008 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey

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Introduction

GENERAL DATA
PDF Table 1. Irrigated Farms in the Censuses of Agriculture: 2007 and Earlier Censuses
PDF Table 2. Irrigated Farms by Acres Irrigated: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 3. Land Use on Farms with Irrigation: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 4. Land Irrigated by Method of Water Distribution: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 5. Land Irrigated by Sprinkler Systems: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 6. Land Irrigated by Drip, Trickle, or Low-flow Micro Sprinklers: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 7. Land Irrigated with Gravity Irrigation by Field Water Delivery System: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 8. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only One Method of Distribution: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 9. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only Sprinkler Systems to Distribute Water: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 10. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only Gravity Flow Systems to Distribute Water: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 11. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied by Source or Supplier: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 12. Irrigation by Estimated Quantity of Water Applied: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 13. Water Transfers by Use and Source: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 14. Irrigation Wells on Farms: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 15. Irrigation Wells Used on Farms: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 16. Characteristics for Irrigation Wells Used on Farms: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 17. Irrigation Pumps on Farms: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 18. Irrigation Pumps on Farms for Wells: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 19. Irrigation Pumps on Farms Other Than for Wells: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 20. Energy Expenses for On-Farm Pumping of Irrigation Water by Water Source and Type of Energy: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 21. Pumps On-Farm Powered by Solar and Other Renewable Energy Sources: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 22. Expenses for Irrigation Water from Off-Farm Suppliers: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 23. Expenditures for Irrigation Equipment, Facilities, Land Improvement, and Computer Technology: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 24. Expenses for Maintenance and Repairs of Irrigation Equipment and Facilities: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 25. Expenses for Hired and Contract Irrigation Labor: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 26. Farms with Diminished Crop Yields Resulting from Irrigation Interruption by Cause: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 27. Crops Harvested from Irrigated Farms: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 28. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied and Primary Method of Distribution by Selected Crops Harvested: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 29. Selected Crops Harvested by Chemigation and Water Source: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 30. Selected Crops Irrigated and Harvested by Primary Method of Water Distribution, United States: 2008
PDF Table 31. Other Uses of Irrigation Water: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 32. Irrigated Farms by Size of Farm: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 33. Irrigated Farms by North American Industrial Classification System: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 34. Irrigated Farms by Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 35. Irrigated Farms by Percent of Total Sales from Irrigated Crops and Livestock: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 36. Methods Used in Deciding When to Irrigate: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 37. Water Management Practices Used by Operators with Gravity Systems: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 38. Farms Using Recycled or Reclaimed Water: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 39. Irrigators Participating in Government Programs: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 40. Energy and Water Conservation Improvements: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 41. Barriers to Making Improvements to Reduce Energy Use or Conserve Water: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 42. Source of Irrigation Information Relied on to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Water: 2008 and 2003
PDF Table 43. Discontinuance of All Irrigation by Reason: 2008 and 2003

Fact Sheet

HORTICULTURAL OPERATIONS DATA
Appendix
Appendix A - Statistical Methodology
Appendix B - General Explanation and Report Form
PDF Table 1. Irrigated Horticultural Operations: 2008
PDF Table 2. Irrigated Horticultural Operations by Selected Crops Irrigated: 2008
PDF Table 3. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied to Crops Grown Under Protection on Irrigated Horticultural Operations by Method of Distribution and Water Source: 2008
PDF Table 4. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied to Crops Grown in the Open on Irrigated Horticultural Operations by Method of Distribution and Water Source: 2008
PDF Table 5. Recycled Water Use on Irrigated Horticultural Operations: 2008
PDF Table 6. Reclaimed Water Use and Cost of Purchased Reclaimed Water on Irrigated Horticultural Operations: 2008
PDF Table 7. Other Uses of Irrigation Water on Horticultural Operations: 2008
PDF Table 8. Discontinuance of All Irrigation on Horticultural Operations Since 2007 by Reason: 2008s
PDF Table 9. Irrigated Horticultural Operations by Market Value of All Agricultural Products Sold: 2008

 

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