Soil Management

Soil Moisture Technology: A Growing Trend

eKonomics News Team

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Growers are always looking for ways to get the maximum dollar out of their cropping systems and to do it in a way that’s environmentally sustainable and enhances their quality of life. Mississippi is one of the states that is leading the way in the use of sensor technology, with 27 percent of growers now tapping into it.


In this video, Mississippi State University Assistant Professor Drew Gholson discusses the key benefits of soil moisture technology—environmental, agronomic and economic—and how to use the different types of sensors.

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