Nebraska tops US in irrigated land, California in water use

Some 55.3 million acres of U.S. farmland are irrigated, says the Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey, drawn from USDA’s 2012 Census of Agriculture. Nebraska has the largest amount of irrigation land, 8.298 million acres, and California is second with 7.549 million acres, followed by Arkansas with 4.950 million acres, Texas with 4.492 million acres and Idaho… » Read More

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