Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

February 2005


Published in Cornhusker Economics, 02/02/2005. Produced by the Cooperative Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


Attribute it to the multi-year drought, the threat of future well-drilling moratoriums or an increase in farm income. Whatever the case, there has been a significant swell in new irrigation wells in Nebraska over the past eight years. This increase has been nothing less than tremendous for the last three years.