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Farm Progress America, January 31, 2022

Max Armstrong reports on the rise of irrigation across the United States and how water use has changed

Max Armstrong shares some interesting facts about the growth of irrigation in the United States, which has grown to cover about 15% of U.S. cropland. This expansion has contributed to cropland productivity. And while the coverage has increased, but the amount applied has continued to decline and Max offers details on the changing nature of irrigation in the country.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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