Waupaca, WI
Current Conditions
0:15 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
49°F
Dew Point
47°F
Humidity
92%
Wind
E at 6 mph
Barometer
0.00 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:53 a.m.
Sunset
06:40 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 50 to 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Tuesday
49°F / 44°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
66°F / 49°F
Light Rain
Thursday
74°F / 52°F
Light Rain
Friday
52°F / 32°F
Light Rain
Saturday
44°F / 32°F
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
49°F / 30°F
Mostly Cloudy
Monday
45°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:15 AM CDT
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 49 to a low of 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 48 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 66 to a low of 49 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 9 miles per hour from the southeast. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
Workers harvest cranberries Friday, Oct. 5, in a marsh near Warrens. According to the WSCGA, Wisconsin is expected to harvest 4.5 million barrels in 2012 and produces more than 50 percent of the world's cranberry supply. Today, nearly 33 percent of the U.S. cranberry crop is exported.

Workers harvest cranberries Friday, Oct. 5, in a marsh near Warrens. According to the WSCGA, Wisconsin is expected to harvest 4.5 million barrels in 2012 and produces more than 50 percent of the world's cranberry supply. Today, nearly 33 percent of the U.S. cranberry crop is exported. Photo By Supplied

Cranberry growers and ag students succeed in building red and blue states

Oct. 11, 2012 | 0 comments

The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA) joined more than 40 Tomah High School agriculture students and GPS mapping experts in the attempt to build a massive "Get Out the Vote" message using 130,000 pounds of cranberries.

The "Pick Your Crandidate" harvesting challenge, held at Wetherby Cranberry Company in Warrens, featured outlines of the state of Wisconsin - using cranberries to represent a red state and the blue water used to harvest the berries to represent a blue state.

"It's exciting to use this year's harvest as a way to remind residents of their important role in the 2012 election," said Tom Lochner, executive director of WSCGA.

Today's challenge was supported by industry and community partners, including Wetherby Cranberry Company, Lampert-Lee & Associates Engineering, Tessman Brothers Irrigation and the local McDonald's franchise Courtesy Corporation.

WSCGA was founded in 1887 and is committed to developing and implementing programs that will assist growers in doing a better job of growing cranberries and strengthen the public support for the industry in Wisconsin. The Association is celebrating its 125th Anniversary in 2012.

For more information, visit www.wiscran.org. WSCGA is also on Facebook and Twitter.

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