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2013 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey


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Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey Results
Entire Farm Data
PDF Table 1. Irrigated Farms in the Censuses of Agriculture: 2012 and Earlier Censuses
PDF Table 2. Irrigated Farms by Acres Irrigated: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 3. Land Use on Farms with Irrigation: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 4. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied By Source: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 5. Off-Farm Water Suppliers: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 6. Irrigation by Estimated Quantity of Water Applied: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 7. Irrigation Wells Used on Farms: 2013
PDF Table 8. Characteristics of Irrigation Wells Used on Farms: 2013
PDF Table 9. Irrigation Pumps on Farms: 2013
PDF Table 10. Irrigation Pumps on Farms for Wells: 2013
PDF Table 11. Irrigation Pumps on Farms Other Than for Wells: 2013
PDF Table 12. On-Farm Energy Expense for Pumping Irrigation Water by Water Source and Type of Energy: 2013
PDF Table 13. Solar Pumps and Other Pumps Without Direct Energy Expense: 2013
PDF Table 14. Expenses for Irrigation Water from Off-Farm Suppliers: 2013
PDF Table 15. Expenditures for Irrigation Equipment, Facilities, Land Improvement, and Computer Technology: 2013
PDF Table 16. Expenses for Hired and Contract Irrigation Labor: 2013
PDF Table 17. Farms With Diminished Crop Yields Resulting From Irrigation Interruption by Cause: 2013
PDF Table 18. Irrigated Farms by Size of Farm: 2013
PDF Table 19. Irrigated Farms by North American Industrial Classification System: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 20. Irrigated Farms by Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 21. Irrigated Farms by Percent of Total Sales from Irrigated Crops and Livestock: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 22. Methods Used in Deciding When to Irrigate: 2013
PDF Table 23. Farms Using Recycled or Reclaimed Water: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 24. Technical and Financial Assistance Received During the Past Five Years for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements: 2013
PDF Table 25. Barriers to Making Improvements to Reduce Energy Use or Conserve Water: 2013
PDF Table 26. Sources of Irrigation Information Relied on for Reducing Irrigation Costs and Conserving Water: 2013
PDF Table 27. Discontinuance of All Irrigation by Reason: 2013 and 2008
Crops Grown in the Open and Pasture Data
PDF Table 28. Land Irrigated in the Open by Method of Water Distribution: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 29. Land Irrigated in the Open by Sprinkler Systems: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 30. Land Irrigated in the Open by Drip, Trickle, or Low-Flow Micro Sprinklers: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 31. Land Irrigated in the Open with Gravity Irrigation by Field Water Delivery System: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 32. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied in the Open Using Only One Method of Distribution: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 33. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied in the Open Using Only Sprinkler Systems to Distribute Water: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 34. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied in the Open Using Only Gravity Flow Systems to Distribute Water: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 35. Crops Harvested in the Open from Irrigated Farms: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 36. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied and Primary Method of Distribution by Selected Crops Harvested in the Open: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 37. Selected Crops Harvested in the Open by Chemigation and Water Source: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 38. Selected Crops Irrigated and Harvested in the Open by Primary Method of Water Distribution -- United States: 2013
PDF Table 39. Water Management Practices Used by Operators with Gravity Systems for Acres in the Open: 2013 and 2008
Horticultural Operations Data
PDF Table 40. Irrigated Horticultural Operations: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 41. Irrigated Horticultural Operations by Selected Crops Irrigated: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 42. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied to Crops Grown Under Protection on Irrigated Horticultural Operations by Method of Distribution and Water Source: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 43. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied to Crops Grown in the Open on Irrigated Horticultural Operations by Method of Distribution and Water Source: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 44. Discontinuance of All Irrigation on Horticultural Operations by Reason: 2013 and 2008
PDF Table 45. Irrigated Horticultural Operations by Market Value of All Agricultural Products Sold: 2013 and 2008
Appendix
Appendix A - Statistical Methodology
Appendix B - General Explanation and Report Form