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75% Cost Share for Florida Growers
Save $5,000 to $50,000
on Irrigation Efficiency Tools

FAWN-CostShareforFloridaGrowersProgram Overview

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has established a cost-share program to help Florida producers purchase on-site weather stations, temperature sensors and soil moisture monitoring equipment. 
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Enrolled producers may apply for one ET0 capable weather station and up to five temperature equipped additional stations for each 300 acres of production land on the operation(s).  For weather stations FDACS will provide 75% of the cost up to a $50,000 maximum per producer, with a $5,000 cap per station/sensor set.  Producers may also apply for cost share funding for soil moisture monitoring equipment.  Requests related to irrigation for frost/freeze protection will be given priority. Learn More Here:

Other Requirements:

  • Weather equipment must meet FDACS/NRCS specifications
  • Weather data must be capable of being transferred to FAWN weather network every 15 minutes

McCrometer CONNECT Wireless Systems:
Our weather station systems are rugged, reliable, and very accurate.  Thousands of these stations are deployed in North America and around the world.  They meet World Meteorological Organization (WMO) specifications and are approved for use with this FDACS/NRCS cost share program.

Our systems are compatible with a suite of brands/models of soil moisture sensors to meet your specific monitoring needs. Options range from single point sensors such as Watermarks and GroPoint Lites through multi-depth and parameter probes from Adcon, EnviroPro, Sentek, etc.
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Local Sales and Support: 
FDACS/NRCS cost share authorized equipment and service is available from your local McCrometer CONNECT dealer in Florida. Irrigation experts will help you select the correct equipment, submit for cost share funding, and get your systems installed.
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Crop Data via the Internet from Irrigation Specialists

With over 35 years of industry experience, McCrometer CONNECT offers several turn-key solutions including; satellite, cell and radio communications to get crop data back to your home or office via the Internet. These durable systems provide irrigators with a total system solution from a single trusted irrigation industry specialist. Our systems are designed to operate in even the most remote areas. Whether the need is to monitor flow, soil moisture, weather, water quality, ET, or other critical inputs,we are sure to have a system to meet your needs. We are committed to listening to your specific application needs in order to offer the best solution for you and your budget.

McCrometer Connect Systems are turn-key wireless remote monitoring and control systems with 24/7 capability, which reduces costly manual data collection. In addition to quality hardware and software, we offer site specific information, data collection, transmission and web delivery.

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