Picture of the Week: Irrigated Farmland

This picture shows the amount of acres harvested in 2007 that were irrigated for corn in the U.S. Each blue dot represents 2,000 acres of irrigated farmland. On average, about 15% of farmland in the U.S. is irrigated each year. Nebraska leads all states with irrigated acres at roughly 8.6 million acres in 2007.
 
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