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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.

Keywords: economic impacts ; irrigation ; Ogallala Aquifer ; water policy

Subject(s): Agribusiness

Agricultural and Food Policy

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

Record appears in: Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) > 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida





Author: Guerrero, Bridget L. ; Amosson, Stephen H.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/143101?ln=en



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