In agriculture, all that matters to the owners is the large number of production during harvest and the healthy crops produced. So, it is important to have
enough knowledge regarding the factors that can make their crops healthy. One of these is to give attention to soil moisture. Soil moisture has
an important role on the environment and climate monitoring system.
The soil moisture should be identified using soil moisture sensors. This is to determine the level of water contained in a certain volume of soil. With this, you
can adjust the watering of your plants to keep them alive.
Soil Moisture Meter
A Soil moisture meter is used to identify if the soil is dry, moist, or wet. With the use of this tool you can easily identify the state of the soil.
One example is when you put a plant inside a pot. You will have to determine the soil inside the pot to know if you should be watering the plant. With this
easy step on using the soil moisture meter you will be guided on how to perform the test.
This is an easy way to use soil moisture meter– it will read “dry” if it is still in your hands and away from the soil.
First, press the moisture probe and place its end point near the plant about two-thirds from the bottom of the pot. This will be the first thing you will do to
determine the state of the soil.
Second, the soil moisture meter will automatically read the soil state either the soil is dry, moist, or wet. By this, you can easily identify if your plant needs
some water. With the results of your test, you can decide on how will you respond to it. You will then know exactly the number of times for you to water the
plant in a week to keep it healthy and alive.
Third, after the test, make sure that the soil moisture meter will be rinsed thoroughly so you can still use it again.
To help you solve all your agricultural soil moisture related problems, MEA provides you with different soil moisture sensor and
other soil moisture monitoring device. You can call (+61 8) 8332 9044
or visit soil moisture meter