Soil Moisture Sensor Market Overview, Growth, Trends, Analysis, Research Report (2021-2031)

Soil Moisture Sensor Market Size and Forecast (2021 - 2031), Global and Regional Share, Trend, and Growth Opportunity Analysis Report Coverage: By Type (Volumetric Soil Moisture Sensor and Soil Water Potential Sensor), and End-user Vertical (Sports Turf, Agriculture, Landscaping & Ground Care, Forestry and Others) and Geography

  • Report Code : TIPTE100000366
  • Category : Electronics and Semiconductor
  • Status : Data Released
  • No. of Pages : 150
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The soil moisture sensor market size is projected to reach US$ 831.47 million by 2031 from US$ 275.45 billion in 2023. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 16.4 % in 2023—2031. The market for soil moisture sensors is heavily influenced by factors such as population growth, shortage of arable land, rising food prices, and advancements in agricultural technology.

Soil Moisture Sensor Market Analysis

Farmers understand the importance of managing resources sustainably. Both the environment and agriculture depend heavily on the quality of the soil. Determining the soil's moisture content in agriculture allows for the evaluation of crop production's feasibility and profitability. As a result, there is a growing need for soil moisture sensors throughout the world. Soil moisture sensors find widespread use in agricultural yield forecasts, bioremediation, landfill management, wastewater reclamation, irrigation control, and early drought warning systems.

Soil Moisture Sensor Market Overview

The water content of the soil is measured using soil moisture sensors. Soil moisture content can be measured using a variety of laboratory and field techniques, including remote sensing, although using soil moisture sensor devices is the most efficient and quickest method. Water agencies have long faced challenges in achieving consistent and measurable water savings through the implementation of water use efficiency programs. Programs designed to save landscapes have traditionally concentrated on teaching about scheduling irrigation, maintaining irrigation systems, and choosing plants that are suitable for the local environment. Even though these initiatives have resulted in savings, there is still a lot of room for improvement in landscape irrigation efficiency.

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Soil Moisture Sensor Market: Strategic Insights

Soil Moisture Sensor Market

  • CAGR (2023 - 2031)
    16.4 %
  • Market Size 2023
    US$ 275.45 billion
  • Market Size 2031
    US$ 831.47 million

Market Dynamics

  • Increase in Adoption of Smart Irrigation Techniques to Favor Market
  • Increasing Adoption of Wireless and IoT enabled sensors
  • Potential Opportunities in Developing Economies

Key Players

  • Sentek Technologies
  • Irrometer Company, Inc.
  • Delta-T Devices Ltd
  • Stevens Water Monitoring Systems Inc.
  • The Toro Company
  • Acclima, Inc.
  • Decagon Devices, Inc.
  • Campbell Scientific, Inc.
  • IMKO Micromodultechnik GmbH
  • Spiio, Inc.

Regional Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • South and Central America
  • Middle East and Africa

Market Segmentation

  • Volumetric Soil Moisture Sensor and Soil Water Potential Sensor
End-user Vertical
  • Sports Turf
  • Agriculture
  • Landscaping & Ground Care
  • Forestry and Others
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Soil Moisture Sensor Market Drivers and Opportunities

Increase in Adoption of Smart Irrigation Techniques to Favor Market

One of the main problems that countries all over the world are currently facing is a lack of water. Approximately 60% of the freshwater reserves in the globe are thought to be consumed by agriculture, which is the primary user of water for agricultural irrigation. Therefore, a system is needed to effectively control the amount of water used in agriculture. Here, smart irrigation systems are essential because they apply more effective irrigation strategies that both lower water consumption and boost agricultural yield. Soil moisture sensors are useful for figuring out when, where, and how much water a crop needs at any given time. This information helps farmers produce more crops. Installing these sensors is simple, and.

Potential Opportunities in Developing Economies.

Food security is important, particularly in developing nations where environmental deterioration is a severe danger—Agriculture primary one of the prime sources of income in developing economies like China, India, and Brazil. To converge the demand for food production with the rapidly expanding population, these countries must effectively use the available land. The requirement for soil moisture sensors is anticipated to increase in these developing countries because the soil moisture content is important in determining crop production.

Soil Moisture Sensor Market Report Segmentation Analysis

Key segments that contributed to the derivation of the soil moisture sensor market analysis are types and end-user vertical.

  • Based on type, the soil moisture sensor market is divided into volumetric soil moisture sensors and soil water potential sensors.
  • By end-user vertical, the market is segmented into sports turf, agriculture, landscaping & ground care, forestry, and others.

Soil Moisture Sensor Market Share Analysis by Geography

The geographic scope of the soil moisture sensor market report is mainly divided into five regions: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America/South & Central America. North America has dominated the soil moisture sensor market. High technology adoption trends in various industries in the North American region have fuelled the growth of the soil moisture sensor market. Factors such as increased adoption of digital tools and high technological spending by government agencies are expected to drive the North American soil moisture sensor market growth. Moreover, a strong emphasis on research and development in the developed economies of the US and Canada is forcing the North American players to bring technologically advanced solutions into the market. In addition, the US has a large number of Soil Moisture Sensor market players who have been increasingly focusing on developing innovative solutions. All these factors contribute to the region's growth of the soil moisture sensor market.

Soil Moisture Sensor Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market size in 2023 US$ 275.45 billion
Market Size by 2031 US$ 831.47 million
Global CAGR (2023 - 2031) 16.4 %
Historical Data 2021-2022
Forecast period 2024-2031
Segments Covered By Type
  • Volumetric Soil Moisture Sensor and Soil Water Potential Sensor
By End-user Vertical
  • Sports Turf
  • Agriculture
  • Landscaping & Ground Care
  • Forestry and Others
Regions and Countries Covered North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
South and Central America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of South and Central America
Middle East and Africa
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market leaders and key company profiles
  • Sentek Technologies
  • Irrometer Company, Inc.
  • Delta-T Devices Ltd
  • Stevens Water Monitoring Systems Inc.
  • The Toro Company
  • Acclima, Inc.
  • Decagon Devices, Inc.
  • Campbell Scientific, Inc.
  • IMKO Micromodultechnik GmbH
  • Spiio, Inc.
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    Soil Moisture Sensor Market News and Recent Developments

    The Soil Moisture Sensor market is evaluated by gathering qualitative and quantitative data post primary and secondary research, which includes important corporate publications, association data, and databases. The following is a list of developments in the market:

    • In January 2023, - CropX Technologies, one of the global leaders in digital solutions for agronomic farm management, announced its acquisition of Tule Technologies, a precision irrigation company based in California. This acquisition brings new data capture technologies to the CropX Agronomic Farm Management System and expands its market in California drip-irrigated specialty crops.

    (Source: CropX Technologies, Press Release, 2023)

    • In October 2022, Sensoterra launched a new generation of single-depth sensors with a new antenna design. The newly launched sensor has improved the LoRaWAN signal strength by 2 to 4 factors and offers better durability along with increased accuracy.

    (Source: Sensoterra, Press Release, 2022)

    Soil Moisture Sensor Market Report Coverage and Deliverables

    The "Soil Moisture Sensor Market Size and Forecast (2021–2031)" report provides a detailed analysis of the market covering below areas:

    • Market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
    • Market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and key opportunities
    • Key future trends
    • Detailed PEST/Porter's Five Forces and SWOT analysis
    • Global and regional market analysis covering key market trends, major players, regulations, and recent market developments
    • Industry landscape and competition analysis covering market concentration, heat map analysis, prominent players, and recent developments
    • Detailed company profiles
    Report Coverage
    Report Coverage

    Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

    Segment Covered
    Segment Covered

    Type , and End-user Vertical

    Regional Scope
    Regional Scope

    North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

    Country Scope
    Country Scope

    US, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the estimated market size for the global soil moisture sensor market in 2023?

    The global soil moisture sensor market was estimated to be US$ 275.45 million in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.4% during the forecast period 2024 - 2031.

    What are the driving factors impacting the global soil moisture sensor market?

    The increase in the adoption of smart irrigation techniques is the major factors that propel the global soil moisture sensor market growth.

    What are the future trends of the global soil moisture sensor market?

    Opportunities in developing economies are impacting the soil moisture sensor, which is anticipated to play a significant role in the global soil moisture sensor market in the coming years.

    Which are the key players holding the major market share of the soil moisture sensor market?

    The key players holding majority shares in the global soil moisture sensor market are Sentek Technologies; Irrometer Company, Inc.; Delta-T Devices Ltd; and Stevens Water Monitoring Systems Inc.; The Toro Company; Acclima, Inc.; Decagon Devices, Inc.; Campbell Scientific, Inc.; IMKO Micromodultechnik GmbH; Spiio, Inc.

    What will be the market size of the global soil moisture sensor market by 2031?

    The global soil moisture sensor market is expected to reach US$ 831.47 million by 2031

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