Irrigation Pumps in Nebraska by Fuel
2008


2008    Total Farms That Irrigate - 14,711
            Total Pumps - 79,505
  Fuel

Pumps

% of Total
  Electricity 43,068 54.17%
  Diesel Fuel 22,803 28.68%
  Natural Gas 8,391 10.55%
  LP Gas, Propane, and Butane 5,217 6.56%
  Gasoline and Gasohol 26 0.03%

Sources:  2008 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey, Table 20.  U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.


This table was updated on January 5, 2010.

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