U.S. Farm Irrigation Using Less Water, Shifting East
Farmers are getting more efficient in their water use, and farms in the East increasingly are adopting the irrigation methods more common to the dry West.
According to the the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey, published every five years, farmers are getting more efficient in their water use, thus producing more food and using less water. Farms in the East increasingly are adopting the irrigation methods more common to the dry West. The survey can be seen here. (Circle of Blue)
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