Soil Moisture – When In Doubt, Dig a Hole

June 10, 2022 12:00 pm
Connor Cunningham

Technical Sales & Project Manager – Jain Monitoring and Control

This webinar will teach how ground-truthing soil moisture probes is an essential element for successfully managing soil moisture throughout the growing season.

Soil moisture probes are essential for saving water and ensuring crops have sufficient water and nutrients in the root zone during all phases of the plant’s phenological cycle.

However, recognizing when to check your soil moisture probes’ readings, how to interpret core soil samples by the hand feel method, and how to set upper and lower boundaries is as much art as it is science.

In this webinar, we will go to the field to take core soil samples, compare our findings with a soil moisture probe and work through actual examples of using the data to improve water management for your crops.

Join us to learn:

  1. How to ground truth a soil moisture probe
  2. Why soil moisture probes are essential for water management
  3. How to verify your soil moisture probes reading
  4. How to take a core soil sample
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Connor Cunningham

Technical Sales & Project Manager – Jain Monitoring and Control

Born and raised in the Central Valley; Connor completed his Biology degree at Fresno state. He has been working in the Ag tech and research spaces for the past 4 years developing various types of projects for a multitude of growers. These projects applied monitoring and control devices to both permanent and row crops across California. He joined the Jain team back in December of 2019 and is based in the Fresno area.

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