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Soil Moisture Sensor Workshop – June 21

Soil Moisture Sensor Workshop – June 21

The Jackson County Extension Office will host a soil moisture sensor workshop on June 21, 2017. The address is 2741 Penn Ave, Marianna FL 32448. The workshop will feature both indoor and outdoor components where participants will learn about three types of soil moisture sensors that can be valuable tools to improve irrigation efficiency:

  • Sentek EC Soil Moisture Probe
  • Watermark Soil Moisture Meter
  • Hand-held FieldScout TDR Soil Moisture Meter

Registration is free, but please contact Ethan Carter (850-482-9620) or Andrea Albertin (571-919-5096) for pre-registration. Registration starts at 7:45 AM CST, the meeting begins at 8:10 and ends at 12:00 PM with a sponsored lunch.

For more information, please see this program flyer – Soil Moisture Sensor Workshop

Special thanks to our sponsors, the Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District and the Florida Peanut Producers Association for helping make lunch possible.

 

PG

Author: Ethan Carter – ethancarter@ufl.edu

Ethan Carter is the Regional Row Crop IPM Agent in Jackson County. He earned his BS in Food and Resource Economics, and his MS in Agronomy, both from the University of Florida.

Ethan Carter

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