What is the difference in consumptive use of crops between flood and sprinkler irrigation? What happens to all the water applied to a crop through different types of irrigation? We developed this infographic to help understand consumptive use in agriculture.
About Colorado Ag Water Alliance: The Colorado Ag Water Alliance is comprised of agricultural leaders from across Colorado committed to the preservation of agriculture through the wise use of Colorado’s water resources. Members represent major facets of production agriculture, as well as partner organizations such as the Colorado Water Institute, Colorado State University, Colorado Department of Agriculture, and the Colorado Water Conservation Board.