Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
75°F
Dew Point
51°F
Humidity
43%
Wind
WNW at 9 mph
Barometer
29.98 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:42 a.m.
Sunset
08:23 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 77 to 60 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 9 and 18 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
77°F / 58°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
79°F / 58°F
Sunny
Friday
80°F / 57°F
Scattered Showers
Saturday
77°F / 57°F
Sunny
Sunday
81°F / 57°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
82°F / 61°F
Scattered Showers
Tuesday
67°F / 60°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 77 to a low of 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 18 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 79 to a low of 58 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 1 and 9 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
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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