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Soil Moisture
| Soil Compaction | Soil Testing | Turf Firmness

pH & EC Measurement | Nitrogen & Chlorophyll Measurement | GreenIndex (Digital Imaging)

IPM (Integrated Pest Management) | Weather Measurement | Crop Protection

Light Measurement | Miscellaneous

 

Soil Moisture

Water Wise
Agriculture.com
By Cheryl Tevis, Dave Mowitz, and Laurie Bedord
March 2014
Industry: Agriculture

Water-Conscious and Responsible
Golf Course Management
By Mark Johnson
March 2014
Industry: Turfgrass, Golf Courses

MillerCoors Focusing on Water Conservation
Miwaukee Journal Sentinel
By John Schmid
March 2014
Industry: Agriculture

Agriculture's Troubled Waters
CropLife
By Joseph Russo
March 2014
Industry: Agriculture

Relationship Between Soil Moisture and Turfgrass Surface Hardness
Asian Turfgrass Center Blog
By Dr. Micah Woods
March 2014
Industry: Turfgrass, Golf Courses

Efficient Technology
Golf Course Management
By Bob Vaughhey, CGCS
February 2014
Industry: Turfgrass, Golf Courses

The Business Upside of California's Water Torture
CNBC
By Jane Wells
February 2014
Industry: Agriculture

Water Conservation Best Management Practices for Sports Facilities
SportsTurf Managers Association
February 2014
Industry: Turfgrass, Sports Fields

Tips and Tools to Reduce Water Use
USGA
By Patrick O'Brien
January 2014
Industry: Turfgrass, Golf Courses

Colorado River Drought Forces a Painful Reckoning for States
The New York Times
By Michael Wines
January 2014
Industry: Drought, Water Issues

Declining Aquifer Focusing More Attention on Irrigation Water Savings
Delta Farm Press
By Forrest Laws
January 2014
Industry: Agriculture, Irrigation

Moisture Sensers are Key Part of Efficient Irrigation
Mississippi Agriculture News - Mississippi State University
By Bonnie Coblentz
December 2013
Industry:Agriculture, Irrigation

What Happens When the World Dries Out
truthdig.com
By Tim Radford, Climate News Network
November 2013
Industry: Drought, Water Issues

Three Shades of Water - Increasing Water Security with Blue, Green, and Gray Water
CSA News
By Caroline Schneider
November 2013
Industry: Irrigation, Water Issues

Irrigation Water Quality Criteria
Colorado State University Extension
By T.A. Bauder, R.M. Waskon, P.L Sutherland, and J.G. Davis
November 2013
Industry: Agriculture

Some Irrigation Methods
USGS
November 2013
Industry: Agriculture

Rethinking Water to Grow More Crop Per Drop
NAPSI
October 2013
Industry: Agriculture

Nearly One in 10 US Watersheds Is "Stressed"; Demand for Water Outpacing Supply: CIRES Study
Huffington Post - Green
By Matt Ferner
September 2013
Industry: Irrigation, Water Issues

Base Irrigation Decisions on Maturity, Soil Moisture
Mississippi Agriculture News - Mississippi State University
By Bonnie Coblentz
September 2013
Industry: Agriculture

MSU Helps Farmers Irrigate Efficiently
Mississippi Agriculture News - Mississippi State University
By Linda Breazeale
August 2013
Industry: Agriculture

What's Challenging You Now?
MGCSA
By Aaron Johnsen & Kevin Leeper, and Dr. Brian Horgan
June 2013
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Water Use Efficiency Techniques from the Southwestern United States
USGA
By Brian Whitlark
November 2012
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

A Giant Leap Forward - How soil moisture meters are changing the game of putting green irrigation
USGA
By Randy Gatlin
September 2011
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Are Your Greens Ready to Host a Major Event?
Turfunderground.com
April 2011
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Precision Turfgrass Management
Superintendent Magazine
By Aaron Johnsen
January 2011
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Irrigation Sensors Improve Efficiency
Indian Prairie Farmer Magazine
By Tom J. Bechman
June 2010
Industry: Agriculture

Water Management - Utilize Technology to Monitor Soil Moisture
Superintendent Magazine
By Aaron Johnsen
May 2010
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Effect of Sub-Surface Drip Irrigation and Shade on Soil Moisture Uniformity in Residential Turf
2009 Irrigation Show
By Douglas L. Kieffer, Tom Campbell
November 2009
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

A Comparison of Fairway Distribution Uniformity Computed with Catch Can Data and with Soil Moisture Data from Three Sampling Depths
2008 Irrigation Show
By Douglas L. Kieffer, Mike Huck,
November 2008
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Managing Soil Moisture on Golf Greens Using a Portable Wave Reflectometer
2007 Irrigation Show
By Douglas L. Kieffer, T. Sean O’Connor
November 2007
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Soil Compaction
Soil Compaction a Hard Problem for Grain Farmers
The Winchester Sun
March 2014
Industry: Agriculture, Grain

Soil Penetrometers: Probing for Compaction
Successful Farming
By Rich Fee
September 2005
Industry: Agriculture

Soil Testing
Making Sense of Soil Data
Queensland Country Life
By Gregor Heard
February 2014
Industry: Agriculture

DuPont Pioneer Experts Provide Fall Management Tips
DuPont
October 2013
Industry: Agriculture

Turf Firmness
Relationship Between Soil Moisture and Turfgrass Surface Hardness
Asian Turfgrass Center Blog
By Dr. Micah Woods
March 2014
Industry: Turfgrass, Golf Courses

365 Days with the TruFirm: Four Things I've Learned (previous model to Spectrum's TruFirm Meter)
USGA
By Chris Hartwiger
October 2013
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

pH and EC Measurement
Pointers On Avoiding Nutrient Deficits
Growing Produce
By Janeen Wright
March 2014
Industry: Vegetables

pH Meters
explainthatstuff.com
By Chris Woodford
June 2013
Industry: Agriculture

How to Test Soil pH and EC in Small Containers
GMPRO
By Paul R. Fisher, Amy C. Douglas, and William R. Argo
March 2006
Industry: Greenhouse

Monitoring Soil Salinity
PACE Turfgrass Research Institute
January 2005
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Nitrogen and Chloropyll Measurement
Timing of Nitrogen Applications can Enhance Yields
DuPoint Pioneer
January 2014
Industry: Agriculture

Corn and Soybean Leaf Analysis - VIDEO
University of South Dakota
December 2013
Industry: Agriculture

N Stress Sensing in Corn
Ag Professional
By Brian Oltman
February 2008
Industry: Agriculture

Penn State, College of Agricultural Sciences
By William Piekielek, Dwight Lingenfelter, Douglas Beegle, and Richard Fox
January 2007
Industry: Agriculture

Sensing Nitrogen Stress in Corn
Iowa State University
By John Sawyer, John Lundvall, Jennifer Hawkins, and Dan Barker
July 2006
Industry: Agriculture

Comparison and Use of Chlorophyll Meters on Wheat
University of Kentucky - Cooperative Extension Service
By Lloyd Murdock, Dottie Call, and John James
November 2004
Industry: Agriculture

CM 1000 Used for Turf Quality
Golf Course Management
By Teresa Carson
February 2004
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

N Measurement, Water Quality on Turf with CM 1000
University of Connecticut
By Karl Guillard
January 2004
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Photosynthetic Pigments, Nitrogen, Chlorophyll and Fluorescence and SPAD-502 Readings in Coffee Leaves
By Alena Torres Netto, Eliemar Campostrini, Jurandi Gonc ╠žalves de Oliveira, Ricardo Enrique Bressan-Smith
October 2003
Industry: Agriculture, Coffee

Evaluation of Hand-held Radiometer for Field Determination of Nitrogen Status in Cotton
ASA-CSSA-SSSA News
By John J. Read, Eric L. Whaley, Lee Tarpley, and K. Raja Reddy
January 2003
Industry: Agriculture, Cotton

Portable Chlorophyll Meter for the Quantification of Photosynthetic Pigments, Nitrogen and Possible Use for Assment of the Photochemical Process in Carica Papaya
By Alena Torres Netto, Eliemar Campostrini, Jurandi Gonçalves de Oliveira and Osvaldo Kiyoshi Yamanishi
July 2002
Industry: Agriculture, Papaya

Quick Nitrate Test for Hybrid Sudangrass and Pearlmillet Hays
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
By Hailin Zhang
June 1999
Industry: Agriculture

Using a Chlorophyll Meter to Make Nitrogen Recommendations on Wheat
University of Kentucky - Cooperative Extension Service
By Lloyd Murdock
January 1994
Industry: Agriculture, Wheat

NASA Developed Plant Health Measurement Technology is Becoming Big Business for Illinois Company
John C. Stennis Space Center
Industry: Technology
 
 

Comparing the Accuracy of the Cardy Portable Nitrate Meter with Laboratory Analysis of Nitrate Concentration in Summer Annual Forages
G.E. Selk, R.C. LeValley, G.A. Highfill, and D.S. BuchananBy
Industry: Technology, Research
 
 

Nitrates in Forage Cause Cattle Deaths: A Common Weed and Uncommon Circumstances
University of Florida, Monticello
By Lawrence A. Halsey
 
Industry: Agriculture

A Hand Held Radiometer for Assessment of Nitrogen and Potassium Status in Cotton
USDA-ARS, Crop Sciences Research Lab, Mississippi State, MS, Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University, MS, and Texas A&M Research and Extension Center
By John J. Read, Eric L. Whaley, K. Raja Reddy, and Lee Tarpley
Industry: Agriculture, Cotton
 

Instrument for Rapid Nitrogen Testing in Corn: Nitrate Meter and Chlorophyll Meter
USDA-Agricultural Research Service
By Walter Riedell
Industry: Agriculture, Corn
 

Two Methods for Analysis of Petiole Nitrate Nitrogen Concentration in Irrigated Cotton
University of Arizona
By J.H. Smith, J.C. Silvertooth, E.R. Norton
Industry: Agriculture, Cotton
 

Using a Chlorophyll Meter to Improve N Management
NebraskaGuide
By Charles A. Shapiro, Dennis S. Francis, Richard B. Ferguson, Gary W. Hergert, Tim M. Shaver, and Charles S. Wortmann
Industry: Technology
 

GreenIndex (Digital Image Analysis)

Assessment of Leaf Nitrogen in Corn from Digital Images
Crop Sciences
By Robert Rorie, Larry Purcell, Douglas Karcher, C. Andy King
June 2011
Industry: Agriculture, Corn

Association of "Greenness" in Corn with Yield and Leaf Nitrogen Concentration
Agronomy Journal
By Robert L. Rorie, Larry C. Purcell,Morteza Mozaffari, Douglas E. Karcher, C. Andy King, Matthew C. Marsh, and David E. Longer
February 2011
Industry: Agriculture, Corn

IPM (Integrated Pest Management)
One Step Ahead - A Michigan Grower Uses a Prediction Tool for Thwarting Major Fruit Diseases
American/Western Fruit Grower
By Brian Sparks
February 2007
Industry: Agriculture, Fruit

Orchard System for Monitoring Apple Scab, Disseminating Apple Scab Data Regionally, and Managing Orchard Fungicide Use
Massachusetts Department of Agriculture Resources
By Jon M. Clements
January 2011
Industry: Agriculture, Apples

Weather Measurement
Real-Time Weather
Agriculture.com - Sucessful Farming
By Laurie Bedord
March 2014
Industry: Agriculture

Weather Watchdogs
Agriculture.com - Sucessful Farming
By Laurie Bedord
February 2014
Industry: Agriculture

Precision Agriculture
IPM Research
December 2013
Industry: Agriculture
 

Data: Keep the Light Turned On
Golf Course Management
By John Atkins
October 2013
Industry: Turf, Golf Courses

Eye on the Sky - Manage Your Course with an On-Site Weather Station
Superintendent Magazine
By Aaron Johnsen
March 2010
Industry: Turf, Golf Courses



Crop Protection
Protect Peaches in Chilly Weather
American/Western Fruit Grower
By Chris Oswalt
January 2014
Industry: Agriculture, Fruit, Peaches

Light Measurement
Daily Light Integral: A Better Way to Measure Greenhouse Light
Horti Daily
By Christopher Currey and Chris Higgins
March 2014
Industry: Greenhouse

Daily Light Integral (DLI) and Greenhouse Tomato Production
The Tomato Magazine
By Dr Lynette Morgan
November 2013
Industry: Greenhouse, Vegetable, Tomato

Shade Solutions
SportField Management
By D.S. Gardner
November 2013
Industry: Sportsfield, Turf

They See the Light
Golf Course Management
By Mark Leslie
September 2013
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

DLI Requirements for 12 Cultivars
Golf Course Management
By Teresa Carson
May 2013
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Tree Shade Exacerbates Physiological Decline of Greens During a Chicago Summer
On Course Magazine
By Derek Settle, Ph.D.
August-08
Industry: Turf, Golf Course

Weeds Hurt Light Quality
Agprofessional.com
By Richard Kellyer
Jul 2008
Industry: Agriculture

DLI Measurements: A Valuable Addition To Your Toolbox
Greenhouse Product News
By Jim Faust
January 2004
Industry: Greenhouse

Daily Light Integral: The Effect of Hanging Baskets on the Greenhouse Light Environment
FIRST Research Report
By Jim Faust
Industry: Greenhouse

Daily Light Integral: A Useful Tool for the U.S. Floriculture Industry
FIRST Research Report
By Jim Faust
Industry: Greenhouse

Plant Growth Responses to Daily Light Integrals
FIRST Research Report
By Jim Faust
Industry: Greenhouse

Miscellaneous
Understanding Soil Health
Good Fruit Grower
By Geraldine Warner
April 2013
Industry: Soil

Brix Comparison Chart for Fresh Raw Product
December 2012
Industry: Brix, Fruit, Vegetable
 

Statistics in Scientific Papers
By Doug Kieffer