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Press Releases | 2008 AE50 Awards




Spectrum Receives Two AE50 Awards For Product Innovation


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Plainfield, IL – Spectrum Technologies, Inc., has once again been honored this year with not one but two, AE50 Awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
A leading manufacturer of weather stations, data loggers,
and handheld measurement devices; Spectrum was recently recognized for their WatchDog® Sprayer Station and their new SpecMaps™ Web Mapping Utility Software.

The WatchDog® Sprayer Station helps control pesticide drift by monitoring wind speed/direction, temperature, relative humidity, and barometric pressure – all while on the move. New for 2008, Spectrum has added a cost-effective display console to display wind speed and potential drift, while logging weather data.

The new SpecMaps™ Web Mapping Utility Software assists in monitoring soil moisture and compaction levels throughout golf courses, landscapes and growing acreage. This powerful tool produces colorful, easy-to-read, 2-dimensional maps of data collected from portable measurement instruments.

The prestigious AE50 award recognizes the top 50 innovative new products produced throughout the world for the agricultural, food, and biological systems industries expected to save producers time, costs, and labor while improving user safety.

Spectrum Technologies, Inc. manufactures and supplies affordable weather and field measurement technologies that help growers make better decisions on crop inputs. To receive a free catalog complete with hundreds of climate, soil, and plant health monitoring devices, contact Spectrum Technologies, Inc., 12360 S Industrial Dr. East, Plainfield, IL 60585, toll free (800) 248-8873, (815) 436-4440, fax (815) 436-4460, or at

Contact: Rebecca Fry
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