[Market-farming] tensiometer

Jack Lane jacklane at mstar2.net
Sun May 15 15:26:35 EDT 2005


I found tensiometers at gemplers
http://www.gemplers.com/a/shop/search.aspx?HKW=tensiometer
<http://www.gemplers.com/a/shop/search.aspx?HKW=tensiometer&B1=Search&UI
D=200505151425463591375607> &B1=Search&UID=200505151425463591375607
 
The website of the maker of the most commons tensiometers that I know of
are here:
http://www.irrometer.com/
 

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On May 15, 2005, at 12:50 PM, Russell Bryant wrote:



has anyone ever used a tensiomonter not sure of spelling used to chec
moisture of soil? also where to get one in the midwest (Nebraska)



Tried one years ago, with poor success; learned later that they often
didn't work well in soils high in clay. I don't know whether they now
have models that don't have this problem. You also might not have clay
soils.


-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale

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