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Agratronix Soil Compaction Tester

SKU: AgSoilTester


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AgraTronix Soil Compaction Tester 08180
Soil Compaction Tester - Get the Best Crop Yield by Measuring the Extent and Depth of Subsurface Compaction

Why Test Soil Compaction?

• Increase yield by increasing root and plant development
• Increase the effectiveness of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides
• Reduce time and fuel cost by reducing power needed to till a field
• Increase soil water retention



Product Features


• 24” stainless steel rod with adjustable shock collar to prevent damage to the gauge during transport or storage

• Easy to read, color-coded, stainless steel dial that is liquid filled to reduce shock

• Durable molded housing with rubber grip handles

• Large and small tip included with convenient storage in tester housing

• Hanger hole with nail included for easy storage on wall or above workbench





• Penetration Depth: Up to 24" in 3" increments

• Green Testing Range (0-200 psi): Good growing conditions

• Yellow Testing Range (200-300 psi): Fair growing conditions

• Red Testing Range (300 psi and above): Poor growing conditions

• Two Tips Included: 1/2" tip for firm soil, 3/4" tip for soft soil



Reference Information ------


Soil Compaction - The Silent Thief, Univ. of Missouri Extension


Managing Soil Compaction, Univ. of Wisconsin Extension