Irrigation Pumps in Nebraska by Fuel

2013

2013 Total Farms That Irrigate – 15,334
Total Pumps – 83,018
Fuel Pumps % of
Total
Electricity 46,031 55.45%
Diesel and Biodiesel Fuel 21,893 26.37%
Natural Gas 8,609 10.37%
LP Gas, Propane, and Butane 6,311 7.60%
Gasoline, Ethanol, and Blends 174 0.21%

Sources: 2013 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey, Table 12. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

This table was updated on January 23, 2015.
Typically, there are five years between updates.