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Soil Moisture Meters

If you haven't mastered the art of measuring water by "feel," a number of probes, meters, bombs and blocks are on the market to help manage irrigation.
Nov 2007 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Vineyard water sensors are tools to determine real-time availability of soil-water, which helps determine accurate irrigation scheduling. By constantly monitoring moisture in root zones, some growers report up to 50 percent water savings simply by applying the proper amount in a timely manner. In addition, by minimizing over-watering and run-off, growers prevent nutrient and fertilizer leaching. When irrigation is based on objective data, growers get the best return for the least amount of wate...
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