Monitor the Farm, Plan Ahead & Protect Crops with the KestrelMet 6000

Weather can make or break the success of your farm. Closely monitoring the weather can allow you to make decisions that prevent damage or loss, even when weather decides to turn at a moment's notice. Craig Schneiderwind from Schneiderwind Farm & Nursery in Bucks County, PA relies on the KestrelMet 6000 to monitor the farm and protect his crops all year long. His experience with the KestrelMet 6000 shows its true value for farmers with nearly all crop types. "Crop production will always be most impacted by the weather where it's being grown. This is why you'll benefit from having...

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KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station: Facilities Maintenance

Supervising the safety of others is a top priority for Brooks Reinhart, a facilities manager from Pennsylvania. Tracking weather through the seasons can help prevent dangerous situations, such as slips, falls, and icy conditions. Easy Set Up & Quick Installation The KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station is a rugged, reliable, all-in-one weather monitoring solution for facility maintenance managers. The KestrelMet 6000 is easy to set up and install. “It’s only one trip up the ladder to install the KestrelMet 6000,” said Reinhart, who oversees several buildings as part of day-to-day operations. That one single trip up the ladder is important...

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Meet the KestrelMet 6000: Kestrel Instruments’ First Cellular Weather Station

Kestrel Instruments has been building solutions for customers working in the world's toughest weather conditions and remote locations where easy access to the internet and power are problematic. Our accuracy, reliability, and durability can now be found in an out-of-the-box-ready weather station. The KestrelMet® 6000 Cellular Weather Station is our most exciting product launch to date, working as an all-in-one station that requires no electrical or wifi connection or complicated configuration. Hyper-Local Weather Monitoring Made Accessible and Affordable The KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station is an all-in-one-solution for reliable hyper-local weather monitoring with access to a full suite of commercial...

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Using the Kestrel 5500 as Your Ultimate Golf Training Tool

With spring around the corner and warmer weather on the horizon, you might be yearning to get back to the golf course or explore it for the first time. Whether you're a pro or a novice, the Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter can help improve your golf game and perfect your aim for your next big hole-in-one. Bryson Dechambeau: Golf Extraordinaire Seven-time PGA Tour winner Bryson DeChambeau knows a thing or two about winning golf championships. Besides his sheer talent, he uses science and smart resources to develop his best golf approach. The Kestrel device isn't the typical tool you'll find...

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Track Conditions at Home to Discover Your Backyard's Unique Microclimate

Walk into your backyard, and a fascinating world awaits. When you think of the climate, you likely associate your yard with your community's weather and climate. However, a microclimate exists right outside of your back door, ready to be explored with the proper tools in hand. What is a Microclimate? A microclimate is essentially a climate on a smaller scale. Microclimates exist in small and restricted areas, where the weather is different than that of the surrounding area. Some microclimates include a peak between valleys, a forest floor, a garden park, and mountaintops. What to Look for With Microclimates When...

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Firefighters and Heat Stress: How Kestrel Instruments Provides Protection

No matter the time of year, heat stress is a health concern for firefighters of all experience levels. Monitoring heat stress levels with Kestrel Weather Meters and recognizing the symptoms of heat stress can help prevent illness, injury and even death. A Glimpse Into the Effects of Heat Stress Mark Hofman from Oregon State University is an athletic trainer and a Wildland Firefighter. While being trained to provide medical services to physically active individuals, Hoffman has vital insight into the seriousness of heat stress during firefighter assignments and training. Shedding Light on Heat Stress for Firefighters on the Job Whether...

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