iMETOS weather stations are designed to help farmers make the right decision at the right time by monitoring accurate site-specific meteorological parameters. Weather is the most important element that affects everything from farm production, plant growth, disease pressure to insects development, crop yield, water and fertilizer needs.
The iMETOS® VWS is a product line from Pessl Instruments. The brand has a heritage of over 30 years and offers tools for to help farmers make the right decisions. The company offers a range of wireless, solar powered monitoring systems under the METOS® brand, and an online platform called FieldClimate.
The iMETOS station can be customised according to the users specific needs. More sensors can be added to the station to give additional support tools such as, pest and disease forecasts/models, wind speed and direction sensors for making spray decisions, pyranometers for ET calculation, soil moisture probes for proper irrigation management and more.
Sensors measure site specific meteorological conditions, sending data to Fieldclimate cloud, over several different types of connectivity (GSM, LTE, WiFi, LoRa WAN, NB IoT), wherein decision support tools analysis crop specific issues and provides recommendations to farmers.
There’s no installation required, it provides accurate weather data to help you manage your farm more efficiently and it costs £150 for a year.