Energy and U.S. agriculture irrigation pumping, 1974-83 by Gordon Sloggett

Cover of: Energy and U.S. agriculture | Gordon Sloggett

Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, [Copies from Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

Read online


  • United States


  • Irrigation -- Energy consumption -- United States -- History -- Statistics.,
  • Pumping machinery -- Fuel consumption -- History -- Statistics.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementGordon Sloggett.
SeriesAgricultural economic report ;, no. 545
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
LC ClassificationsHD1751 .A91854 no. 545, S619.E53 .A91854 no. 545
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2343564M
LC Control Number86600880

Download Energy and U.S. agriculture

Agriculture Energy and U.S. agriculture book Energy consists of the proceedings of a conference held at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, on JuneThe conference aims to bring together a broad spectrum of researchers concerned with obtaining a better understanding of the energy consumption by agriculture.

May 16,  · Sea Energy Agriculture [Maynard Murray] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Maynard Murray was a medical doctor who researched the crucial importance of minerals - especially trace elements - to plants and animals.

Beginning in /5(25). Direct and indirect energy consumption by U.S. farms peaked inand has since gradually declined. Food systems encompass not just agriculture but off-farm processing, packaging, transporting, marketing, consumption, and disposal of food and food-related items.

Agriculture accounts for less than one-fifth of food system energy use in the US.(01) China:Get this from a library. Energy and U.S. agriculture, and [David Torgerson; Harold W Cooper; United States.

Department of Agriculture. Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service.]. Get this from a library. Energy and Energy and U.S. agriculture book. agriculture, data base. [United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.; United States.

Federal Energy Administration.]. Abstract. Energy is equally important to land, water, and human resources in U.S. crop production. In addition to human energy, sunlight and fossil energy are the primary energy resources utilized in agricultural by: Sea Energy Agriculture recounts Murray’s experiments and presents his astounding conclusions.

The work of this eco-ag pioneer was largely ignored during his lifetime, and his book became a lost classic — out of print for over 25 years. Now this rare volume is available to a new generation of Acres USA.

Welcome to Book of the Week – a weekly feature of an Acres U.S.A. published title offering you a glimpse between the pages. Get the Book of the Week email newsletter delivered directly to your inbox.

This week's Book of the Week feature is Sea Energy Agriculture, by Maynard Murray, M.D. Add Sea Energy Agriculture to my cart. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) works to support the American agricultural economy to strengthen rural communities; to protect and conserve our natural resources; and to provide a safe, sufficient, and nutritious food supply for the American people.

The Department’s wide range of programs and responsibilities touch the lives of every American every day. USDA Energy Web includes interactive map, graphing analysis tools, and the USDA Energy Matrix. These instruments allow you to view past USDA investments, navigate in a friendly environment USDA energy programs and compare and analyze biofuels and bioenergy data from the U.S.

Department of Agriculture (USDA). Throughout the book are examples of the important role that energy inputs have played in increasing productivity of the world's agricultural systems.

Together with a revived interest in energy for agricultural production due to increases in energy costs, this volume meets that. Oct 31,  · The U.S. agriculture industry used nearly trillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy inor about as much primary energy as the entire state of Utah.

Agricultural energy consumption includes energy needed to grow and harvest crops and energy needed to grow livestock. Environment, Energy and Agriculture 70 FY Executive Budget Briefing Book Climate change is the challenge of this generation and Governor Cuomo’s Green New Deal puts New York State on a path to economy-wide carbon neutrality and a just transition to a clean energy economy.

The FY Executive Budget commits an. Title: Energy and U.S. agriculture state and national fuel use tables, and Solar Energy Use in U.S. Agriculture – Overview and Policy Issues 1 | 1. Introduction Agriculture is an important part of the U.S. economy and culture, and it can play an important role in distributed generation of energy.

This report identifies the opportunities for solar energy use in U.S. agriculture. U.S. Department of Energy Joins Industry to Collaborate on Transportation Technology Validation and Assessment.

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Hyundai Motor Company announced a collaboration to assess the current status of hydrogen and fuel cell. February 10, Farm Bureau supports a comprehensive energy plan that also will increase the exploration and production of oil and gas here at home and reduce U.S.

dependence on foreign energy sources. Farm Bureau supports the Renewable Fuels Standard 2 as passed. definition of indirect energy.2 Agriculture as a Share of U.S. Energy Use Direct Energy Use. Inthe U.S. agricultural sector (encompassing both crops and livestock production) us ed an estimated quadrillion Btu 3 of total direct energy.4 This represents slightly more than 1% of total U.S.

energy consumption of 98 quadrillion Btu in The Code of Federal Regulations Title 10 contains the codified Federal laws and regulations that are in effect as of the date of the publication pertaining to energy, including: nuclear energy, testing, and waste; oil, natural gas, wind power and hydropower; climate change, energy conservation, alternative fuels, and energy site safety and security.

Includes energy sales regulations, power and. The U.S. food system accounted for percent of total U.S. energy consumption inup from percent in (10).

On-farm production amounts to approximately 20% of the total system energy, while 40% of agricultural energy use goes into the manufacture of chemical fertilizers and pesticides (9). American Farm Bureau Federation is the unified national voice of agriculture, working through our grassroots organizations to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.

U.S. Department of Energy, Washington D. K likes. Building the new clean energy economy. Reducing nuclear dangers & environmental risks. Expanding the frontiers of knowledge via scientific Followers: K.

Jun 06,  · The energies in fertilizers and in the cosmos do not often move needles, but they preside over crop production. As this manual makes clear, through learning to tap and use "life-force energy" it is possible to develop food production practices that are both high quality and nondestructive.5/5(4).

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $ million in distance learning and telemedicine projects in 37 states and two U.S.

territories. Energy Use in the U.S. Food System: a summary of existing research and analysis John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, UW-Madison Introduction Energy derived from fossil fuels (oil, coal, and natural gas) has come to play a very central role in the U.S.

Gasoline (U S$ per gallon) time use of energy in US agriculture, especially on food processing activities. Conclusions and Implications for Energy Consumption in US John Miranowski. "Since the early s, energy policy and market conditions have affected the agriculture sector as both a consumer and producer of energy." "In this report, the authors analyze consumption and production of energy across farms, as well as how changes in the energy sector affect the agricultural sector.".

Environment, Energy and Agriculture FY Executive Budget Briefing Book 59 Most notably, these steps include launching the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), a comprehensive strategy to build a clean, resilient and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers.

REV initiatives. United States Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy The U.S. Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy is one of five subcommittees of the U.S.

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Name changes. The subcommittee Subcommittee on Energy, Science, and Technology. The United States Department of Agriculture, also known as Agriculture Department, provides economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve our Nation's natural resources through conservation, restored forests, improved watersheds, and.

On-farm energy conservation and production. Farmers and ranchers are using energy-saving devices, wind turbines and solar power, while also learning how to grow and process their own fuel. Systems Research for Agriculture (book) To get a flavor of sustainable agriculture at work, check out these SARE publications: maintained by SARE.

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration: InNew York State had the most energy efficient economy among U.S. states, consuming thousand BTUs for every dollar of gross domestic product. Inwith energy expenditures of $2, per person, New York State had the second lowest per capita energy expenditures of any state.

State of the art on Energy Efficiency in Agriculture. Country data on energy consumption in different agro-production sectors in the European countries Energy intensity of agriculture and food systems.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY BEST PRACTICES GUIDE: AGRICULTURE 5 Agriculture energy expenditures in Wisconsin amount to roughly $ million each year. Farmers are constantly striving to eliminate unnecessary energy expenses, while still maintaining a safe and productive business. The purpose of. Energy Use in the U.S.

Food System: a summary of existing research and analysis. Posted January Energy derived from fossil fuel plays a central role. Agriculture’s Supply and Demand for Energy and Energy Products, EIB, U.S.

Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, May The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and, where applicable, sex.

An interesting observation is that although the book sum-marizes a conference on U.S. agricultural energy use and pro-duction, was written almost exclusively by authors from the USA, wasfunded by USDA and a US non-profit organization, and was meant for a US audience, it was published in the UK.

Jan 01,  · Sea Energy Agriculture recounts Murray's experiments and presents his astounding conclusions. The work of this eco-pioneer was largely ignored during his lifetime, and his book became a lost classic - out-of-print for more than 25 years.

policies to change the energy relationships in the California economy and globally. Government energy policy is only partly under the purview of the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) also have strong energy-related policy mandates.

USDA has. Nov 02,  · How The Trump Administration Is Running The Department Of Agriculture Today, President Trump's controversial pick for the top scientist position with.

Energy issues affecting the agricultural sector of the U.S. economy: hearings before the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Rural Development, and Research of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, April 25 and May 2, The ERS Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System (FADS) includes three distinct but related data series on food and nutrient availability for consumption: food availability data, loss-adjusted food availability data, and nutrient availability data.

The data serve as proxies for actual consumption at the national level. Food availability data provide estimates through and serve as the.The Senate Agriculture Committee holds a hearing to assess implementation of the Farm Bill, specifically rural development and energy programs.

The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.

83339 views Monday, November 2, 2020