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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

  • Colette, W. Arden
  • Almas, Lal K.
  • Robinson, Clay
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    The 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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    Paper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas with number 6757.

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    1. 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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