Quickly displays moisture content of your compost pile or soil.
17" stem senses only at the tip. Calibrated by inserting the tip into an ideal sample of compost or soil and adjusting needle to 5 on 0 to 10 scale. During subsequent measurements you'll know relative to your ideal moisture content whether your soil is too dry or too wet. Sensitive to changing salt content and can be used to track leachate. Used by composters across the country. Perfect for municipal workshops & programs. Battery included.