The Importance of Irrigated Crop Production to the Texas High Plains Economy

The Ogallala Aquifer is the primary source of water for irrigation in the Texas High Plains. Depletion of the aquifer concerns stakeholders as agriculture is a major driver in the regional economy. This study examines the contribution of irrigation to income, economic output, and employment in the region.


Issue Date:
Jan 19 2013
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/143101
Total Pages:
10
JEL Codes:
Q18; Q32; Q38




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