In top 10 list of thirstiest industries in the US, farming rules

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Within the US economy

" The top 10 thirstiest industries, in water consumption per dollar of output, were:

  1. Grain farming
  2. Cotton farming
  3. Sugar cane and sugar beet farming
  4. Tree nut farming
  5. Fruit farming
  6. Flour milling and malt manufacturing
  7. Power generation and supply
  8. Wet corn milling
  9. Beet sugar manufacturing
  10. Vegetable and melon farming"