The S05-ST is a soil temperature sensor designed for precision data capturing in agriculture. This wireless device is housed in an IP66 certified casing eliminating the need for wire installation and giving it a high resistance to extreme weather and conditions. The S05-ST is battery powered and has a transmission range of 500m making it suitable for installation out in the fields. This device is also compatible with ZigBee Sentrol Cloud and ZigBee Complete Solution for constant data collection, instant awareness and automated environment control. With this device the environment can be controlled allowing the farmer to maximize utility and better the use of resources and energy which results in a rapid return on investment.This device can function as an ‘end device’ (sensor) as well as router in a ZigBee Tree, Star or MESH system.