Farmers in Argentina will have a better idea when to irrigate and when to harvest their corn and soybeans thanks to a Madison startup.

Understory says it has 30 weather stations in growing areas around Buenos Aires and Córdoba and will be expanding operations throughout Argentina, as part of a collaboration with Monsanto, the global agriculture company with headquarters in St. Louis.

Understory’s small weather stations provide data on weather conditions, such as rainfall, hail, temperature, and humidity, and can recognize where plants are in their life cycle to determine when they are ready to be picked. Read the full story here.