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Rain Comes Down, ET Goes Up

by Tim Baker, Horticulture Specialist

On May 1, 2014, I took up a new hobby. I’m now measuring ET.

To set the record straight, no, I’m not running around chasing flying saucers. ET in this case stands for evapotranspiration.

Evapotranspiration is a combination of two words: evaporation and transpiration. It is a very useful tool for those of us involved in agriculture, and gives a good indication of how much

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