A&M Analysis Shows Higher Profits with Surge in Cotton

  • December 2013 – Texas A&M Department of Agricultural Economics Farm ASSISTANCE Focus

  • Surge irrigation in cotton is more profitable than furrow irrigation over the long term and can increase net cash farm income (NCFI) by as much as 56 percent per acre, say Texas A&M experts in a December 2013 analysis of average NCFI under various water-pricing scenarios in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. FULL STORY