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Changes in Irrigated Acres, 1982-1997

 
Region Change
82-87
Change
87-92
Change
92-97
Change
82-97
Northeast 10,400 47,400 55,200 113,000
Lake States 37,600 117,200 10,200 165,000
Corn Belt -16,300 277,400 42,500 303,600
Northern Plains 319,900 308,500 233,400 861,800
Appalachian 61,400 12,300 61,600 135,300
Southeast -56,500 142,300 -124,500 -38,700
Delta States 234,200 1,036,300 150,600 1,421,100
Southern Plains -730,300 -522,600 -355,400 -1,608,300
Mountain -185,100 -237,400 -102,700 -525,200
Pacific 25,100 -454,300 -290,300 -719,500
Total -299,600 727,100 -319,400 108,100

Source: 1997 National Resources Inventory, revised December 2000