METOS® by Instruments
Soil moisture is an essential element of successful plant growth and profitable agriculture here in New Zealand. Whether you’re farming irrigated fields or dryland, soil moisture is fundamental to the success of all our land-based primary industries. At Vantage NZ, we’re proud to partner with METOS® by Pessl Instruments to bring groundbreaking agricultural technology to New Zealand farmers.
METOS® by Pessl Instruments takes the guesswork out of farming by providing precise, site-specific weather insights. A key feature of METOS® products is their user-friendly interface and seamless integration with an extensive array of agricultural software and hardware systems. By monitoring air and soil temperature, humidity, evapotranspiration, rainfall, wind and more, METOS® gives you the data you need to make informed decisions that directly impact yields and farm sustainability.
- Hyper-Localised Weather Forecast: Tailored weather predictions for weather-dependent operations. Keep updated on field accessibility, calculate optimal spray windows, estimate yields, and enhance your field operations planning.
- Disease Models: Over 85 disease models catering to more than 40 different crops, aiding in disease management and prevention.
- Soil Moisture & Irrigation Management: Optimise resource use – reduce water and fertiliser consumption while increasing productivity.
- Insect monitoring: Offers historical and real-time data to predict pest occurrences. Equipped with cameras, electronic traps enable remote inspections, reducing field visits and optimising pesticide timing for efficient pest management.
WHY CHOOSE METOS® BY PESSL INSTRUMENTS?
Advanced Solutions From METOS®
METOS® integrates hardware and software to give you the environmental data you need to make informed farm management decisions. Their comprehensive solutions for irrigation, disease prevention, insect monitoring and yield forecasting provide timely, accurate insights to help optimise your operation.
METOS® leverages cutting-edge technology to prevent over-irrigation, nutrient leaching and wasted energy. By optimising input usage, METOS® enables responsible stewardship while boosting productivity through precise irrigation management, allowing you to save time, money, water and nutrients.
The METOS® product line combines advanced technology with data-driven solutions tailored for modern agriculture. METOS® devices are equipped with an array of sensors to monitor weather conditions, model diseases and monitor moisture levels. Options include remote weather stations and specialised probes.
These innovative tools are designed to streamline operations, drive sustainability and maximise yields. METOS® products give farmers of any scale the data-powered insights they need now and in the future.