Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Surface irrigation water deliveries and costs in the San Joaquin Valley cotton area

Authors

Charles V. Moore
Trimble R. Hedges

Authors Affiliations

Charles V. Moore is Assistant Research Agricultural Economist, University of California, Davis; Trimble R. Hedges is Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 15(3):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v015n03p7. March 1961.

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Abstract

Most San Joaquin Valley operators of irrigated farms depend on surface water sources to supplement ground water supplies. In years of low rainfall, when ground water levels drop, wells deliver less than normal quantities—some wells go dry—and sources of surface water are of increased importance.

Moore C, Hedges T. 1961. Surface irrigation water deliveries and costs in the San Joaquin Valley cotton area. Hilgardia 15(3):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v015n03p7
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