3 edition of Conservation of water and energy in irrigated agriculture found in the catalog.
Conservation of water and energy in irrigated agriculture
by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC]
Written in English
|Statement||Warren Viessman, Jr. [and] Christine DeMoncada|
|Series||Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1976-78, reel 7, fr. 0984|
|Contributions||DeMoncada, Christine, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||11|
Product Title Water Resource: Conservation and Management (Volume Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Current Price $ $ 00 List List Price $ $ Irrigation Guide Chapter 1 Introduction (vi-NEH, September ) 1–1 Chapter 1 Introduction Water and energy conservation Conservation irrigation is an integral part of a com-plete farm management program of soil, water, air, plant, and animal resources. It is a principal consider-ation in the NRCS Conservation Management System.
The first challenge in dealing with the water–energy–food nexus is to understand it. At its 24th session, the Committee on Agriculture (FAO’s main technical advisory committee) approved FAO’s “Water Governance for Agriculture and Food Security” programme, specifically mentioning the water–energy–food nexus. Drivers of evaporative water demand. Evapotranspiration (ET), or evaporative water demand, is the main driver of simulated urban irrigation water consumption, explaining 91 and 92% of irrigation Cited by: 2.
Over the past years, the Middle Rio Grande has been the primary source of water for irrigated agriculture in the region. Due to recent severe periods of drought and growing demand, the river alone no longer meets regional water needs, leading to increased groundwater use and dropping water tables. We propose an integrated research, extension, and education project with the . Note: For each of the six categories of water efficiency and conservation practices listed, there may be a few, many or no actions being implemented. The selected actions describe the details of each practice and correspond to many of the practices on the Permit to Take Water application form, in the Schedule for Water Conservation #: /
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Water Conservation in Irrigated Agriculture: Trends and Challenges in the Face of Emerging Demands / EIB Economic Research Service/USDA Demands on agricultural water supplies are likely to increase over time as alternative nonfarm uses.
Agriculture and Energy consists of the proceedings of a conference held at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, on JuneThe conference aims to bring together a broad spectrum of researchers concerned with obtaining a better understanding of the energy consumption by agriculture.
Purchase Food, Energy, and Water - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNIrrigation water management plays a crucial role in the conservation of water, and it can also save the producer money.
Agricultural water supply is emerging as a critical natural resource issue. Irrigated agriculture is essential in meeting our food and fiber production needs. Get this from a library. Conservation of water and energy in irrigated agriculture.
[Warren Viessman; Christine DeMoncada; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. For instance, in some cases criteria of energy consumption (where there has been significant increases for urban and agricultural water supplies [Siddiqi and de.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Energy and water management in western irrigated agriculture. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, (OCoLC) Conservation agriculture, based on no-till, the permanent cover of soil surface by crops and their harvest residues and crop rotation, is an efficient system to protect the soil against erosion and to improve SOM (Lal, ).Conservation agriculture has already contributed to the sustainable intensification of agriculture in several developed and developing regions of the world by.
Agriculture is a major user of ground and surface water in the United States, accounting for approximately 80 percent of the Nation's consumptive water use and over 90 percent in many Western States.
Efficient irrigation systems and water management practices can help maintain farm profitability in an era of increasingly limited and more costly water supplies. Water Conservation in Irrigated Agriculture: Trends and Challenges in the Face of Emerging Demands [Glenn Schaible, Marcel Aillery, United Economic Research Service (ERS)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
This report relies on findings from several national surveys and current literature to assess water resource use and conservation Cited by: These trends are placing greater pressure on existing water allocations, heightening the importance of water management and conservation for the sustainability of irrigated agriculture.
This book draws on several USDA agricultural production and water-use analyses and surveys, as well as an extensive literature review, to describe the U.S.
Because irrigated agriculture withdraws more than 60% and consumes more than 90% of all water used in the region (Western Water Policy Review. Conservation agriculture is modeled as a bridge technology, which transitions to regenerative annual cropping over time.
Converting from conservation agriculture to regenerative annual cropping only requires the addition of one more practice (compost application, organic farming, or green manure use). The soil health movement, the International. "The mission of the Water Management Research Unit is to develop irrigation and drainage water management practices and methods that use water efficiently, improve agricultural productivity and sustainability, and reduce negative environmental impacts of irrigated agriculture in semi-arid and arid areas; and to develop chemical and non-chemical.
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Water and energy conservation Conservation irrigation is an integral part of a com-plete farm management program of soil, water, air, plant, and animal resources.
It is a principal consider-ation in the NRCS Conservation Management System approach to conservation planning on irrigated crop-land, hayland, and pastureland. Irrigation must be. The Loan for Ningxia Irrigated Agriculture and Water Conservation Demonstration Project in the amount of $70 million from ADB’s Ordinary Capital Resources was approved by ADB on 14 December The Loan and Project Agreements were signed on 7 May and the Loan became effective on 27 June The project will be implemented.
Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals. Irrigation helps to grow agricultural crops, maintain landscapes, and revegetate disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of less than average rainfall.
Irrigation also has other uses in crop production, including frost protection, suppressing weed growth in grain fields and preventing soil. United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, •NREL.
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