Drip irrigation systems are changing how some common practices like soil sampling need to be done.
Soil sampling is an important part of any operation. As irrigation systems change to more sustainable methods, so does how those systems are monitored. Professor of Soil Science at Washington State University Joan Davenport says the drip action itself is the problem. Davenport says they have run an in-depth trial looking at the most beneficial way get a good representation of your soil if you have drip irrigation.