The Use of Weather Data and Evapotranspiration Requirements to Estimate the Marginal Value Product of Irrigation and the Profit Maximizing Irrigation Level for Corn in the Texas Panhandle
AbstractThe declining availability of irrigation water from the Ogallala aquifer combined with increasing energy costs make irrigation strategies much more critical. Maximizing yield reduces profit by between $22 and $158 per acre depending on the combination of corn and natural gas prices.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas with number 6757.
Date of creation: 2008
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corn; irrigation efficiency; water response function; evapotranspiration; Crop Production/Industries; Land Economics/Use; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies;
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- Colette, W. Arden & Almas, Lal K., 2004. "Estimating The Mvp And Optimum Irrigation Level For Grain Sorghum Utilizing Evapotranspiration Requirements For The Texas Panhandle," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20139, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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