Energy Consumption Conservation and Projected Needs for Texas Agriculture 9502.U53 T418 1975 GBAY
dc.creatorCoble, C.G.
dc.creatorLePori, W.A.
dc.description70 pagesen
dc.description.abstractEnergy inputs for Texas Agriculture were found to be 41.66 x 10^13 BTU's in 1973. This is about 7 percent of total gross energy used in the state for 1972. Energy for irrigation was found to be the largest single input and represented about 39 percent of the total energy used in agriculture. Field operations for crop production required approximately 12 percent of the total energy input. Conservation practices were identified which show potential for reducing energy inputs to agriculture by about 7.84 x 10^13 BTU's. These practices are considered to have little or no effect on output and are within present technologic capabilities. Large capital costs would be required to accomplish some of these practices. Projections of energy needs in 1985 and 2000 were also made for the various inputs.en
dc.history1/27/11 ksws
dc.identifier.otherAccession # 10552
dc.locationGBAY Circulating Collection
dc.publisherState of Texas Governor's Energy Advisory Councilen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesProject No.;S/D-12
dc.subjectenergy inputen
dc.subjectenergy consumptionen
dc.subjectenergy usageen
dc.subjectenergy conservationen
dc.titleEnergy Consumption Conservation and Projected Needs for Texas Agricultureen
dc.typeTechnical Reporten