Agricultural implications of reduced water supplies in the Green and Upper Yellowstone River Basins

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The growth of the energy sector in the energy-rich but water-restricted Western US has presented a potential conflict with the irrigated agricultural sector. This study measures the direct impacts on farm income and employment resulting from the transfer of water from agriculture to energy in two specific geographical areas - the Green and Upper Yellowstone River Basins. We used a linear programming model to evaluate the impacts of reduced water supplies. Through the use of regional multipliers, we expanded our analysis to include regional impacts. Volume I provides the major analysis of these impacts. Volume II provides further technical data.

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Lansford, R. R.; Roach, F.; Gollehon, N. R. & Creel, B. J. February 1, 1982.

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The growth of the energy sector in the energy-rich but water-restricted Western US has presented a potential conflict with the irrigated agricultural sector. This study measures the direct impacts on farm income and employment resulting from the transfer of water from agriculture to energy in two specific geographical areas - the Green and Upper Yellowstone River Basins. We used a linear programming model to evaluate the impacts of reduced water supplies. Through the use of regional multipliers, we expanded our analysis to include regional impacts. Volume I provides the major analysis of these impacts. Volume II provides further technical data.

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Pages: 106

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NTIS, PC A06/MF A01.

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  • Other: DE82009963
  • Report No.: LA-8925-MS-Vol.2
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/5272150 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5272150
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1065144

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Lansford, R. R.; Roach, F.; Gollehon, N. R. & Creel, B. J. Agricultural implications of reduced water supplies in the Green and Upper Yellowstone River Basins, report, February 1, 1982; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1065144/: accessed June 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.