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Soil Moisture Monitoring: Low-Cost Tools and Methods

Irrigators who monitor soil moisture levels in the field greatly increase their ability to conserve water and energy, optimize crop yields, and avoid soil erosion and water pollution. This publication explains how soils hold water and surveys some low-cost soil moisture monitoring tools and methods, including a new generation of sophisticated and user-friendly electronic devices.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-01-12 17:54:14
Description Irrigators who monitor soil moisture levels in the field greatly increase their ability to conserve water and energy, optimize crop yields, and avoid soil erosion and water pollution. This publication explains how soils hold water and surveys some low-cost soil moisture monitoring tools and methods, including a new generation of sophisticated and user-friendly electronic devices.
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Source National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service (ATTRA)
Keyword Soil, Water pollution
Selector Bates
Date Of Record Creation 2010-01-12 17:43:42
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2010-01-12 17:54:14
Creator Mike Morris
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-01-12 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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