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Posted by: | Posted on: November 1, 2016

Problems of today’s farming related to water consumption

Did you know that only farms working with livestock consume 15 trillion gallons of water per year?

Do you realize how much water is spent on crop-growing farms? We bet x100 or more than that.

However, without this water spent today’s US agriculture can’t live. The question is, what are the implications and what can be done to save water. Such a huge consumption of water may have a certain detrimental effect, but how should we approach this problem?

We plan to discuss this issue in a series of upcoming articles.

In the meanwhile, though, have a look at this chart from Seametrics:

infographic-farm-water

Stay tuned!