Crop Water Use as Compared to Economic Return

Asked June 2, 2020, 11:35 AM EDT


I am curious really about two topics. First, is there a source for crop water usage? I would like to compare, say, safflower and corn or something like that. I am having trouble pinning down water usage by crop on the internet. Second, I am curious about the economic return vs. water input for various crops. Which are the best in this category? Is there a way to measure this reliably?

Larimer County Colorado

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