District Overview

District Overview

Counties: Chase, Dundy, Perkins

Population: App. 9,000

Total Assessed Value: $2.63 billion

Total Acres: 1.73 million

Rangeland: 887,000 acres

Irrigated Cropland: 425,000 acres

Irrigation Wells: 3,275

Non-Irrigated Cropland: 388,000 acres

Open Water/Wetland/Riparian: 18,000 acres

Other (municipalities, feedlots, etc.): 13,000 acres

Cattle On Feed: App. 90,000

Average Irrigated Corn Yield (BU/Acre, 2015): 175.1

Average State Irrigated Corn Yield (BU/Acre, 2015): 185

Average Annual Precipitation: 17"-20"

Average Annual Evapotranspiration: 53"

Average Annual Irrigation Application Per Acre (1980-2014): 12"

2013-2017 Allocation: 65" total over five years, 13" annualized