Soil Moisture 101: Need-to-Know Basics
Harness the power of soil moisture
Researchers measure evapotranspiration and precipitation to understand the fate of water—how much moisture is deposited, used, and leaving the system. But if you only measure withdrawals and deposits, you’re missing out on water that is (or is not) available in the soil moisture savings account. Soil moisture is a powerful tool you can use to predict how much water is available to plants, if water will move, and where it’s going to go.
What you need to know
Soil moisture is more than just knowing the amount of water in soil. Learn basic principles you need to know before deciding how to measure it. In this 20-minute webinar, discover:
- Why soil moisture is more than just an amount
- Water content: what it is, how it’s measured, and why you need it
- Water potential: what it is, how it’s different from water content, and why you need it
- Whether you should use soil moisture sensors, water potential sensors, or both
- Which sensors measure each type of parameter
Soil moisture 201 coming soon
Sign up to attend the live webinar: Soil Moisture 201: Moisture Release Curves—Revealed June 11, at 9am PST.