irrigation, South Dakota, crop production
The economics of dryland versus irrigated crop production in two of South Dakota's ·fast-irrigation-growth counties -- Brookings and Turner are examined in this paper. Special attention is given to the economic impacts on the farm economy of rising energy prices and high interest rates. The analysis is in terms of conditions experienced during the 1981 crop year and projected conditions through 1990.
Taylor, Donald and Shane, Richard C., "The Economics of Irrigated Crop Production in Eastern South Dakota" (1982). Economics Research Reports. 8.