Expansion of WSU Weather Monitoring System to Help Westside Producers
PROSSER – West side agricultural producers are now better able to access timely weather information, thanks to the addition of new monitoring stations to Washington State University’s AgWeatherNet system.
WSU’s AgWeatherNet team, based at the university’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser, Wash., recently installed a new monitoring station at 21 Acres Farm near Woodinville in King County. New stations also have been installed in Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, Island, Grays Harbor, Clark and Skamania counties.
The stations are equipped with sensors for monitoring and recording air temperature, wind speed and direction, relative … » More …