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Boothwyn, PA - March 10, 2022


Kestrel® Ballistics, a subsidiary of Nielsen-Kellerman®, is pleased to announce the release of the KestrelMet 6000 Food Plot Weather station, a rugged, reliable monitoring solution that helps hunters more effectively grow and maintain a thriving food plot for years of successful hunting.

The KestrelMet 6000 Food Plot Weather Station ($2,199) is ideal for planning the optimum location for food plots, monitoring conditions during the growing season, and getting hyper-local wind data during hunting season. Choose a low-cost data plan from Verizon or ATT, with the first year of data completely free. This highly accurate food plot weather station comes with a metal tripod mount and includes sensors for measuring solar irradiance, soil moisture, and soil temperature.

A cost-effective, one-time investment, the KestrelMet 6000 provides the weather and site-specific growing conditions data needed to maintain a flourishing food plot season after season.

"Food Plots are no different than farming for agriculture, just on a smaller level," states Katie Godfrey, Director of Kestrel Ballistics. "Knowing the exact conditions on your property will increase the success of plantings for the upcoming hunting season."

Featuring cellular data transmission, the KestrelMet 6000 enables you to deploy the station in remote areas and view that data from the KestrelMet cloud within minutes. Choose With the online dashboard and app, you can conveniently access your food plot weather data on a mobile device — whenever you want and wherever you are. Equipped with an integrated cellular modem, high-power photovoltaic panel, battery, and intelligent power management, the KestrelMet requires no external power source or Wi-Fi connectivity.

"We believe in simple, comprehensive weather monitoring solutions that are affordable, easy to deploy, and require minimal decision-making," continues Godfrey. "The KestrelMet 6000 is the most cost-effective and easy-to-use professional-grade weather station available."

To learn more about the KestrelMet 6000 Food Plot Weather station, visit

About Nielsen-Kellerman
Nielsen-Kellerman (NK) is the parent company for a family of measuring and monitoring technology brands focused on providing the accurate performance and weather data needed for safety, business success, research, and defense, as well as athletic and recreational activities. NK specializes in building products that perform in the most challenging outdoor environments, from the water to the desert. NK's largest division is the weather division, encompassing Kestrel® Instruments, KestrelMet® Weather Stations and Rainwise rain gauges, Ambient Weather® Stations and internet dashboards, and PVMet Solar Monitoring Systems. NK also designs and builds NK Sports Performance electronics for rowing and paddling, Kestrel® Ballistics Meters, and MagnetoSpeed® Shooting Accessories for long-range shooting, and Blue Ocean Rugged Megaphones for outdoor use.

Brianna Kassouf

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