Agratronix Soil Compaction Tester

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