
1. Total irrigation values, all irrigated farms  Back to top 
Table 11. Total Number of Irrigated Farms (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 12. Total 2007 Value of Farm Sales (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 13. Total Farm Acres (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 14. Total Harvested Cropland Acres (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 15. Total Pastureland Acres (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 16. Total Farm Irrigated Acres (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, , for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 17. Total Harvested Irrigated Cropland Acres (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 18. Total Water Applied (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 19. Total Groundwater Applied (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms (units = 1,000 acre feet)   6/7/2013  
Table 110. Total Onfarm Surface Water Applied (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms (units = 1,000 acre feet)   6/7/2013  
Table 111. Total OffFarm Surface Water Applied (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms (units = 1,000 acre feet)   6/7/2013  
Table 112. Total Groundwater Irrigated Acres (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 113. Total Irrigated Acres Using Onfarm Surface Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 114. Total Irrigated Acres Using OffFarm Surface Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
2. Average irrigation statistics (per farm or per acre)  Back to top 
Table 21. Weighted Average of 2007 Value of Farm Sales Per Irrigated Farm ($ Per Farm), by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 22. Weighted Average Total Farm Acres Per Irrigated Farm, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 23. Weighted Average Total Irrigated Acres Per Irrigated Farm, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 24. Weighted Average Harvested Cropland Acres Per Irrigated Farm, by Farm Size and by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 25. Weighted Average Groundwater Irrigated Acres (Per Irrigated Farm using Groundwater), by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms (Western States)   6/7/2013  
Table 26. Weighted Average Irrigated Acres Using Onfarm Surface Water (Per Irrigated Farm Using Onfarm Surface Water), by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 27. Weighted Average Irrigated Acres Using OffFarm Surface Water (Per Irrigated Farm Using OffFarm Surface Water), by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 28. Weighted Average Total Water Applied Per Irrigated Farm (Acre Feet Per Irrigated Farm), by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 29. Weighted Average Total Water Applied Per Harvested Irrigated Acre (Acre Feet Per Acre), by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 210. Weighted Average Total Water Applied Per Irrigated Acre (Acre Feet Per Acre), by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
3. Average irrigation statistics by water source (per acre or per acrefoot)  Back to top 
Table 31. Irrigated Farms Using Groundwater (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 32. Average Ground Water Applied Per Acre (Acre Feet Per Acre) for Farms Using Groundwater, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 33. Share of All Irrigated Farms that Use Groundwater, by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 34. Irrigated Farms Using Onfarm Surface Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1988 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 35. Average Onfarm Surface Water Applied Per Acre (Acre Feet Per Acre) for Farms Using Onfarm Surface Water, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 36. Share of All Irrigated Farms that Use Onfarm Surface Water, by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 37. Irrigated Farms Using OffFarm Surface Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 38. Average OffFarm Surface Water Applied Per Acre (Acre Feet Per Acre) for Farms Using OffFarm Surface Water, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 39. Share of All Irrigated Farms that Use OffFarm Surface Water, by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 310. Average Purchased Water Cost ($ Per Acre) for Farms Using OffFarm Surface Water, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 311. Average Purchased Water Cost ($ Per AcreFoot) for Farms Using OffFarm Surface Water, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
4. Irrigation wells and pumping costs by energy source  Back to top 
Table 41a. Irrigated Farms Using Wells or Pumps (for All Energy Sources) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 41b. Average Energy (Pumping) Costs ($ Per Acre) for Farms with Wells or Pumps (all Energy Sources), by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 41c. Number of Irrigation Wells or Pumps (For All Energy Sources) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 42a. Irrigated Farms Using Electricity to Power Pumps (with or without Wells) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 42b. Average Energy (Pumping) Costs ($ Per Acre) for Farms with Wells or Pumps Powered by Electricity, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 42c. Number of Irrigation Wells or Pumps Using Electricity to Power Pumps (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 43a. Irrigated Farms Using Natural Gas to Power Pumps (with or without Wells) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 43b. Average Energy (Pumping) Costs ($ Per Acre) for Farms with Wells or Pumps Powered by Natural Gas, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 43c. Number of Irrigation Wells or Pumps Using Natural Gas to Power Pumps (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 44a. Irrigated Farms Using LP Gas, Propane, or Butane to Power Pumps (with or without Wells) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 44b. Average Energy (Pumping) Costs ($ Per Acre) for Farms with Wells or Pumps Powered by LP Gas, Propane, or Butane, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 44c. Number of Irrigation Wells or Pumps Using LP Gas, Propane, or Butane to Power Pumps (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 45a. Irrigated Farms Using Diesel Fuel to Power Pumps (with or without Wells) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 45b. Average Energy (Pumping) Costs ($ Per Acre) for Farms with Wells or Pumps Powered by Diesel Fuel, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 45c. Number of Irrigation Wells or Pumps Using Diesel Fuel to Power Pumps (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 46a. Irrigated Farms Using Gasoline to Power Pumps (with or without Wells) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 46b. Average Energy (Pumping) Costs ($ Per Acre) for Farms with Wells or Pumps Powered by Gasoline, by Farm Size and State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 46c. Number of Irrigation Wells or Pumps Using Gasoline to Power Pumps (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
5. Average irrigation maintenance and repair costs (per acre)  Back to top 
Table 51. Average irrigation maintenance and repair costs ($ per acre), by farm size and State, for 1998 and 2008 irrigated farms   6/7/2013  
6. Gravity irrigation statistics by system type  Back to top 
Table 61. Farms Using a Gravity Irrigation System (all Types) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 62. Acres Irrigated with Gravity Irrigation Systems (all Types) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 63. Acres Irrigated with Furrow Gravity Irrigation Systems Using Either an AboveGround or Buried Pipe for Water Delivery (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 64. Acres Irrigated with Furrow Gravity Irrigation Systems Using an AboveGround Pipe (Primarily Gated Pipe Systems) for Water Delivery (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 65. Acres Irrigated with Furrow Gravity Systems Using a Lined OpenDitch for Water Delivery (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 66. Acres Irrigated with Furrow Gravity Irrigation Systems Using a Unlined OpenDitch for Water Delivery (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 67. Acres Irrigated with Gravity Flood Irrigation Systems Using AboveGround or Buried Pipe for Water Delivery (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 68. Acres Irrigated with Gravity Flood Irrigation Systems Using a Lined OpenDitch for Water Delivery (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 69. Acres Irrigated with Gravity Flood Irrigation Systems Using an Unlined OpenDitch for Water Delivery (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 610. Acres Irrigated for all OpenDitch (Lined & Unlined) Gravity Furrow Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 611. Acres Irrigated for all Gravity Flood Irrigation Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 612. Acres Irrigated for all Gravity Furrow Irrigation Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 613. Acres Irrigated with a More Efficient, Gravity Irrigation Technology, i.e., a Furrow Gravity System Using a Pipe (Above Ground or Buried) or a Lined OpenDitch for Water Delivery 2 (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
7. Pressure/sprinkler or subirrigation statistics by system type  Back to top 
Table 71. Farms Using a Sprinkler Irrigation System (all Types) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 72. Acres Irrigated with Sprinkler Irrigation Systems (all Types, excluding Drip/Trickle Systems) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 73. Acres Irrigated with High Pressure,2 CenterPivot Sprinkler Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 74. Acres Irrigated with Medium Pressure,2 CenterPivot Sprinkler Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 75. Acres Irrigated with Low Pressure,2 CenterPivot Sprinkler Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 76. Acres Irrigated with High Pressure,2 Linear Move/Solid Set Sprinkler Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 77. Acres Irrigated with Medium Pressure,2 Linear Move/Solid Set Sprinkler Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 78. Acres Irrigated with Low Pressure,2 Linear Move/Solid Set Sprinkler Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 79. Total Acres Irrigated with Mechanical Move Sprinkler Irrigation Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 710. Acres Irrigated with HandMove Sprinkler Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 711. Irrigated Farms Using Drip/Trickle Irrigation Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 712. Acres Irrigated with Drip/Trickle Irrigation Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 713. Irrigated Farms Using a SubIrrigation System (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 714. Acres Irrigated with a SubIrrigation System (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 715. Acres Irrigated with Low Pressure Sprinkler Systems (CenterPivot, LinearMove, and Solid Set) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 716. Acres Irrigated with More Efficient, Pressure Irrigation Technology (all LowPressure Sprinkler 2 and Drip/Trickle Irrigation Systems) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
8. Gravity irrigation by system type and watermanagement practice  Back to top 
Table 81. Irrigated Farms Using a Gravity System with One or More Gravity WaterManagement Practices (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 82. Gravity Irrigated Acres for all Farms Using One or More Gravity WaterManagement Practices (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 83. Furrow Gravity Irrigated Acres for all Farms Using a Gravity System and One or More Gravity WaterManagement Practices (and Percent Distributions),Table 83. Furrow Gravity Irrigated Acres for all Farms Using a Gravity System and One or More Gravity WaterManagement Practices (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 84. Furrow Gravity Irrigated Acres for Farms Using an AboveGround Pipe for Water Delivery (Mostly GatedPipe Systems) and One or More Gravity WaterManagement Practices (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 85. Flood Irrigated Acres for Farms Using a Gravity System and One or More Gravity WaterManagement Practices (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 86. Gravity Irrigated Acres Using Tailwater Reuse Pits (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 87. Gravity Irrigated Acres with SurgeFlow or Cablegation Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 88. Gravity Irrigated Acres Using LimitedIrrigation Techniques (Limiting Irrigation Set Times and/or Number of Irrigations) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 89. Gravity Irrigated Acres Using AlternateRow Irrigation Practices (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 810. Gravity Irrigated Acres Using WaterSoluble Polyacrylamide (PAM) (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 811. Gravity Irrigated Acres Using Special Furrow WaterManagement Techniques (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 1998 and 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 812. Gravity Irrigated Acres Using EndofField Diking to Restrict Field Water Runoff (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 813. Gravity Irrigated Acres Using Mulch or Other Types of Row Covers to Help Reduce Field Evaporative Losses (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
9. Gravity watermanagement statistics by management practice  Back to top 
Table 91. Share of gravityirrigated acres using tailwater reuse pits to capture irrigation runoff, calculated separately for each farmsize class, by State, for 2008 and 1998 irrigated farms   6/7/2013  
Table 92. Share of Gravity Irrigated Acres Using SurgeFlow or Cablegation Systems (Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 93. Share of Gravity Irrigated Acres Using LimitedIrrigation Techniques, i.e., Limiting Irrigation Set Times and/or Number of Irrigations (Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 94. Share of Gravity Irrigated Acres Using AlternateRow Irrigation Techniques (Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 95. Share of Gravity Irrigated Acres Using WaterSoluble Polyacrylamide (PAM) (Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 96. Share of Gravity Irrigated Acres Using SpecialFurrowing Techniques, i.e., WideSpaced Bed Furrows, Compact Furrows, or FurrowDiking (Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 97. Share of Gravity Irrigated Acres Using EndofField Diking to Restrict Field Water Runoff (Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 98. Share of Gravity Irrigated Acres Using Mulch or Other Types of Row Covers to help Reduce Field Evaporative Losses (Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 99. Share of Total Gravity Irrigated Acres that were on LaserLeveled Fields (Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
10. Laserleveled irrigation statistics  Back to top 
Table 101. LaserLeveled Irrigated Acres Across All Farms Using Gravity Irrigation Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
11. Higherefficiency pressure irrigation statistics  Back to top 
Table 111. Share of Total SprinklerIrrigated Acres (Excluding Drip/Trickle Systems) Devoted to LowPressure Sprinkler Irrigation 3 Using CenterPivot or LinearMove/SolidSet Systems (%'s Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 112. Share of Total SprinklerIrrigated Acres (State Level) 3 (Excluding Drip/Trickle Systems) Devoted to LowPressure Sprinkler Irrigation 4 Using CenterPivot or LinearMove/SolidSet Systems by FarmSize Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 113. Share of Total PressureSprinkler Irrigated Acres Devoted to LowPressure Sprinkler and DripTrickle Irrigation 3 (MoreEfficient Pressure Systems) (%'s Calculated Separately for each Farm Size Class) by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 114. Share of Total FarmIrrigated Acres (State Level) Devoted to LowPressure Sprinkler and DripTrickle Irrigation 4 (i.e., MoreEfficient Pressure Systems), by FarmSize Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
12. Higherefficiency gravity irrigation statistics  Back to top 
Table 121. Irrigated Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 122. Furrow Irrigated Acres Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems [on Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Pipe or Lined OpenDitch Systems] (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 123. Gravity Irrigated Acres (All Types) [on Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems] (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 124. Gravity Irrigated Acres Between Borders or within Basins [on Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems](and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 125. Uncontrolled Flood Irrigated Acres (all) [on Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems] (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 126. All "Other" Gravity Irrigated Acres [on Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems] (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 127. Uncontrolled Flood and Other Gravity Irrigated Acres [on Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems] (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 128. All Flood and "Other" Gravity Irrigated Acres [on Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems] (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 129. Total LaserLeveled Irrigated Acres [on Farms with LaserLeveled Acres and Using Pipe (AboveGround or Buried) or Lined OpenDitch Water Delivery Systems] (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
13. Methods of deciding when to apply irrigation water  Back to top 
Table 131. Farms Using "Condition of Crop by Observation" as a Means of Deciding When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 132. Farms Using "Feel of the Soil" as a Means of Deciding When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 133. Farms Using "SoilMoisture Sensing Devices" as a Means of Deciding When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 134. Farms Using "CommercialScheduling Services" as a Means of Deciding When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 135. Farms Using "Media Reports on Crop Water Needs" to Decide When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 136. Farms that Depend on "Water Delivered in Turn by the Irrigation Organization" to Decide When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 137. Farms Using a "Calendar Schedule" to Decide When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 138. Farms Using "Computer Simulation Models" to Decide When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 139. Farms Citing "Other Practices" Used to Decide When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 1310. Farms Using the Most WaterManagement Intensive and WaterConserving Means to Decide When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 1311. Farms Using "Plant Moisture Sensing" as a Means of Deciding When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 1312. Farms Citing Their "Neighbor Practices" in Deciding When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 1313. Farms Using Any (One or More) Irrigation Scheduling Technique as a Means of Deciding When to Apply Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
14. Sources of information used to reduce costs or conserve water  Back to top 
Table 141. Farms Using "Extension Agents or University Specialists" as a Source of Information to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 142. Farms Using "Government Specialists from USDA NRCS, Conservation Districts or Other Agencies" to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 143. Farms Using "Irrigation Equipment Dealers" to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 144. Farms Using "Local Irrigation District Employees or Others Hired by the Water Supplier" to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 145. Farms Using "Private Irrigation Specialists or Consultants" to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 146. Farms Using "Media Reports or Information in the Press" to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 147. Farms Using Information from "Neighboring Farmers" to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 148. Farms Using "Other Information Sources" to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 149. Farms Using "Electronic Information Services" to Reduce Irrigation Costs or to Conserve Irrigation Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
15. Barriers to irrigation system improvements  Back to top 
Table 151. Farms Citing "Investigating Improvements Not a Priority" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 152. Farms Citing "Risk of Reduced Yield or Poorer Quality Yield from not Meeting Water Needs" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 153. Farms Citing "Physical Field/Crop Conditions Limiting System Improvements" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 154. Farms Citing "Improvement Installation Costs Greater Than Benefits" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 155. Farms Citing "Lack of Financial Ability (Even if Improvements Reduce Costs)" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 156. Farms Citing "Lack of Landlord Participation in CostSharing Irrigation Improvements" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 157. Farms Citing "Uncertainty About Future Water Availability" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 158. Farms Citing "Will Not Be Farming the Farm in the Near Future" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
Table 159. Farms Citing Some "Other Reason" as a Barrier to Conserving Energy and/or Water (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   6/7/2013  
16. Participation water conservation financial assistance programs  Back to top 
Table 161. Farms Receiving USDA EQIP Financial Assistance for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   5/22/2013  
Table 162. Farms Receiving Financial Assistance from NonUSDA Federal Programs (EPA, Bureau of Reclamation, etc.) for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   5/22/2013  
Table 163. Farms Receiving Financial Assistance from State Programs or Local Water Management or Supply Districts for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   5/22/2013  
Table 164. Farms Receiving Financial Assistance from "Other Programs" (NonFederal or State Programs) for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   5/22/2013  
Table 165. Farms Receiving Financial Assistance from any Federal Program (USDA and NonUSDA Programs) for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   5/22/2013  
Table 166. Farms Receiving Financial Assistance from any Program Source (Federal, State or Other Sources) for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 and 1998 Irrigated Farms   5/22/2013  
Table 167. Farms Using USDANRCS Conservation Technical Assistance Programs for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   5/22/2013  
Table 168. Farms Using Other USDA Conservation Programs (Besides EQIP) for Irrigation or Drainage Improvements (and Percent Distributions), by Farm Size Class by State, for 2008 Irrigated Farms   5/22/2013  