Get a NEWA Weather Station

Connect to NEWA in CT, MA, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VA and VT with a RainWise AgroMET & IP100 Weather Station package for $1,890

In addition to Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Virginia individuals in non-member states may also join NEWA, inquire at NEWA makes it possible for farmers, consultants, processors, educators and faculty to share resources for weather data collection, analysis, distribution, and archiving. Read more about connecting to NEWA once you've got your weather station.

The weather station price includes
  • 2-year warranty
  • Software
  • Cables
  • Solar panel
  • Ethernet interface – requires high speed internet (DSL, cable, etc.)
  • Non-volatile RAM – prevents data loss during power outage.
  • 8 integrated sensors – temperature, dew point temperature (relative humidity), tipping bucket rain gauge, leaf wetness, solar radiation, anemometer (wind speed), wind direction, and barometric pressure.
  • Soil moisture & soil temperature - can be added as options.

Get the AgroMET (MKIII SP1-LR) with IP-100 Ethernet interface, cost $1,890.
2.4 GHz and up to 1 mile (line of sight) transmission.
The Ethernet IP-100 interface requires high speed internet.
Weather data is sent to RainwiseNet and immediately transferred to NEWA's server.
Prices are based on shipping and billing within the contiguous United States.
Current delivery is 4-6 weeks.
Note: Order the monomount, mounting bracket, separately, approximately $50.

AgroMET options - contact RainWise for more information.
Up to two additional sensors may be added. (ex. Soil Moisture, Soil Temperature)
High gain antenna - optional for sites having radio transmission issues; directional and about 10x more powerful. Can be set up with a longer cord.
Radio Repeater - optional for sites having radio transmission issues; improves signal quality between the LR models, including the AgroMET, and receiving devices in situations where direct line-of-site is not possible or where obstacles impede the transmission of radio signal. Multiple repeaters can be used should this be necessary.
TeleMET cellular telemetry - cellular data transmission for remote locations. Can be added to all LR models, including the AgroMET. Contact RainWise for more information.

Before placing your order, contact your state’s NEWA manager:
In Connecticut In Massachusetts In Minnesota In New Hampshire In New Jersey
Mary Concklin
Fruit Production & IPM
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269
Jon Clements
UMass Extension
University of Massachusetts
Belchertown, MA 01007
JP Jacobson
Minnesota Apple Growers Association
Pine Tree Orchards
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cheryl Smith UNH Cooperative Extension University of New Hampshire Durham, NH 03824 603-862-3841 Peter Oudemans
PE Marucci Center
Rutgers, The State University
Chatsworth, NJ 08019
In New York In North Carolina In Pennsylvania In Vermont In Virginia
Dan Olmstead
NYS IPM Program
Cornell University
Geneva, NY 14456
Mike Parker
Dept. of Horticultural Science
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695
Robert Crassweller
Dept of Horticulture
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802
Terence Bradshaw
UVM Apple Team
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405
Mizuho Nita
Dept. of Plant Pathology, Physiology, & Weed Science
Virginia Tech
Winchester, VA 22602
540-869-2560 ext. 33

For other locations and more information contact
Dan Olmstead, NEWA Coordinator, 315-787-2207,