KestrelMet 6000 AG Weather Station


The KestrelMet 6000 AG Weather Station is an onsite monitoring solution for today's growers who want comprehensive crop and field data without the higher cost and complication of other options available.

The KestrelMet 6000 AG is a game-changing agricultural tool that makes weather monitoring and data management simpler and more affordable for farmers. With reliable, accurate data from the KestrelMet, farmers can make informed decisions for improving crop, irrigation, and pest management strategies.

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KestrelMet 6000 - Weather for your Passion or Profession

The KestrelMet 6000 AG can be customized by adding sensors for monitoring soil moisture, soil temperature, leaf wetness, and solar irradiance.

The soil sensor array measures soil moisture and temperature conditions at three depths, providing reliable profile data that corresponds to the entire root zone, allowing the grower to optimize irrigation strategies.

Leaf wetness and solar irradiance sensors provide precise crop and environmental information to ensure the most effective integrated pest management program.

Contact us to discuss customized solutions for your needs.

KestrelMet 6000 Getting Started Video
KestrelMet 6000 Mono Mount Installation
KestrelMet 6000 Tripod Mount Installation


We believe in simple, comprehensive weather stations that are affordable, easy to deploy, and require minimal decision-making. The KestrelMet 6000 AG is the most cost-effective and easy-to-use professional-grade weather station available, so that you can produce more with less.

The KestrelMet 6000 is a complete solution from the start, with easy access to data online and add-on sensors available to meet the needs of growers and precision farming operations. Equipped with accurate, pre-configured sensors, a high-power photovoltaic panel, a backup battery, and intelligent power management— the KestrelMet 6000 eliminates the hassle of cables, wiring, and connecting to an external power source. Optimize production on a field-by-field basis with live, continuous data from exactly where your crops are growing.

Choose cellular or Wi-Fi communication for data transmission based on your agriculture operation needs.


  • Temperature
  • Relative Humidity
  • Wind Speed
  • Wind Direction
  • Dewpoint
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Rainfall
  • Leaf Wetness (optional)
  • Solar Irradiance (optional)
  • Soil Temperature and Moisture Sensors (optional)


  • Full suite of meteorological measurements
  • Add-on sensors for leaf wetness, solar irradiance, and soil sensor array - soil moisture and soil temperature (3 different depths)
  • All-in-one design for a quick and straightforward setup
  • Integrated Cellular modem with cloud connected data plan for under $50/year
  • Intelligent Power Management ensures reliable reporting even in short day and cloudy conditions
  • High-power photovoltaic panel
  • 24-hr aspirated fan for maximum accuracy
  • Highly visible LED status lights
  • Telescoping wind sensor mast
  • Choose from cellular or Wi-Fi communication
    • Cellular Station — Integrated Cellular modem with cloud-connected low-cost data plan for less than $5 per month; FREE first-year subscription
    • Wi-Fi Station — Conveniently connect the KestrelMet through your Wi-Fi network within a distance of up to 1000 feet line of sight


The KestrelMet 6000 is an all-in-one station with a one-click ordering experience. You no longer have to rely on regional meteorological measurements to manage your systems, schedules, or software. Instead, with site-specific information based on your specific crop, soil, and field conditions, you can improve agricultural management decisions to maximize efficiency and yields while reducing waste and costs. The KestrelMet 6000 AG measures your onsite farm conditions and provides you with the exact data needed to make the right decision at the right time saving you time, resources, and unnecessary expenses.

Optional sensors available:

Leaf Wetness:

The leaf wetness sensor determines the amount of time a leaf's surface is wet and dry. Perfect for vineyards and orchards, this sensor is key in managing irrigation and protecting plants from fungal diseases early on.

Solar Irradiance:

The solar irradiance sensor helps optimize plant growth and crop placement strategy.

Soil Moisture and Temperature Sensor:

Choose to add the soil sensor array and monitor precise soil measurements at three different depths.

KestrelMet 6000 Dashboard


The KestrelMet 6000 is an all-in-one, self-powered weather station that integrates easily into data-driven technology using a cloud-based API.

Our API offers integration, personalization, and automation advantages.

  • Share and embed our API weather data into your own platform for a personalized solution that fully leverages your existing technology investments.
  • Save time and money with seamless integration and information delivery from our API to your platform via the cloud.
  • API data feeds from our high-performance weather station into selected programs so you can visualize field-level and crop-specific insights at a glance for the most informed, real-time decision-making.

Contact us to discuss Data Integrations


We believe ordering your station should be just as easy as installing, operating, and maintaining it. The simple design and wireless technology allow for quick deployment and over-the-air upgrades. In addition, the KestrelMet is field-upgradeable, ensuring zero downtime and the ability to go from box to field in minutes.

Step 1

Register at

KestrelMet Setup Step 1

Create an online account and connect your device online.

Step 2

Set Up Your Weather Station

KestrelMet Setup Step 2

Quickly assemble and easily install your KestrelMet 6000.

Step 3

View and Manage Your KestrelMet Weather Data

KestrelMet Setup Step 3

Access your weather data from anywhere on a laptop or mobile.

Low-Cost Cellular Plan

KestrelMet Free First Year of Service

The KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station comes with a cloud-connected data plan from Verizon or AT&T for under $50/year, with the first year of data completely FREE. Add in a long service life with continuous reliable operation, and the powerfully capable KestrelMet 6000 AG emerges as the clear winner for value and performance when compared to other leading farm weather stations.

KestrelMet 6000 Dashboard

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WeatherCam images can be uploaded, viewed, and shared on This feature is currently available on the website version.

From the devices panel, select Add WeatherCam

Next, choose the format for your camera (FTP or URL):

  • FTP: Most network cameras include FTP upload.
  • URL: If you are hosting on another website, provide a URL.

FTP: option:

The website automatically generates the servername, username, and password. Enter these credentials into your camera’s ftp network settings.

– Some cameras like Foscam may require you to enter the server header, rather than

– Select passive mode (PASV), if available.

– The maximum upload interval is one minute. Program an upload interval of 60 seconds or greater.

Enter the static URL associated with your camera hosting software. An example for the Nest Camera is referenced below.

Once the camera image has successfully uploaded to the server, the image will appear next to the WeatherCam credentials.

To make your WeatherCam public, select the checkbox “Allow others to view your weather cam“. It will take up to 48 hours for approval. Only images that point outside and show a portion of the sky will be approved.

Once your WeatherCam is public, it will be displayed on the WeatherCam map:

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This video demonstrates the installation procedure:

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After entering your location into your account, a Google map lookup is done based on that location and uses the altitude of your location to calculate the barometric pressure.

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A clogged rain bucket on your KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station can prevent accurate rainfall readings. Follow the steps in this video to easily unclog the rain bucket and keep your unit working properly.

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Transmission up to 1000 feet line of sight. Obstructions will affect the transmission range.

Recommendations for KestrelMet Wi-Fi Installation:

  • The station should be mounted in a location with strong Wi-Fi signal strength.
  • The KestrelMet 6000 Wi-Fi weather station can ONLY connect to a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network.
  • You can use third-party tools such as a Wi-Fi analyzer app to plan an optimal location for your station. After your station is registered, you can use the signal indicators on for live Wi-Fi signal readings.
  • Avoid obstructions like buildings, trees, and structures in between your router and the KestrelMet Wi-Fi installation site.
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Please see this video on installing the KestrelMet 6000 WiFi station:

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