Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Rain
Temperature
40°F
Dew Point
38°F
Humidity
93%
Wind
E at 10 mph
Barometer
29.98 in. F
Visibility
4.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:59 a.m.
Sunset
07:51 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 36 to 50 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 15 miles per hour from the east. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
57°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Friday
56°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
53°F / 32°F
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
42°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Monday
44°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
38°F / 31°F
Light Rain/Snow
Wednesday
37°F / 32°F
Snow
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 57 to a low of 36 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 23 miles per hour from the eastsoutheast. 1.23 inches of rain are expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 51 to 57 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 17 and 23 miles per hour from the southeast. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 52 to 46 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 10 and 15 miles per hour from the east. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 46 to 43 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 17 miles per hour from the southeast. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 56 to a low of 30 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 24 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

A dairy good time to celebrate in Wisconsin

June 6, 2013 | 0 comments

Wisconsin is America's Dairyland, and the Dairy Days of Summer have arrived. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) encourages everyone to celebrate this June Dairy Month.

"Wisconsin is known around the world for our productive dairy farms, extensive dairy processing and quality dairy products," said DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel. "This June, I hope Wisconsinites will join me in attending a farm breakfast where you can learn more about our farms, enjoy some delicious dairy products and have fun with the family."

Wisconsin is home to nearly 11,000 dairy farms, more than any other state in the country. Last year, Wisconsin's dairy cows set a record, producing 27.2 billion pounds of milk, a 4 percent increase over 2011.

What really sets the state apart is the quality of its dairy products. Approximately 90 percent of Wisconsin milk is used by our dairy processing plants for cheesemaking.

Wisconsin's nearly 1,200 licensed cheesemakers produce more than 600 types, styles and varieties of cheese. Wisconsin leads the nation in the production of specialty cheeses, such as Feta, Blue, Gouda and more.

The results of Wisconsin's success are in the books. At the 2013 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, Wisconsin won gold medals in 47 of the total 81 categories judged. That is more than any other state or nation.

The impact of the dairy industry benefits the entire state. Wisconsin's dairy industry contributes $26.5 billion to the state's economy, which circulates throughout our local communities.

Dairy means more to Wisconsin than citrus to Florida, $9.3 billion, or potatoes to Idaho, $2.7 billion.

The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board offers a website to help plan your June Dairy Month at http://www.dairydays ofsummer.com/.

The interactive calendar allows you to search by date or location for a farm breakfast or dairy event. Use this resource to find a new tasty recipe to complete your family meal.

Wisconsin's dairy industry is not just part of our state's history. It's our future. With an infrastructure second to none, Wisconsin's dairy industry will continue to thrive, and that is something to celebrate.

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