Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:10 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
66°F
Dew Point
59°F
Humidity
78%
Wind
S at 8 mph
Barometer
29.91 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:37 a.m.
Sunset
08:29 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 68 to 74 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
74°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Saturday
84°F / 62°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
74°F / 47°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
70°F / 47°F
Sunny
Tuesday
76°F / 53°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
78°F / 54°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
78°F / 57°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:10 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 74 to a low of 68 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 11 miles per hour from the south. 0.23 inches of rain are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will remain steady at 68 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 68 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 84 to a low of 62 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the west. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

New milk sales system needed

Sept. 5, 2013 | 0 comments

August cheese price drops have caused many dairy producers to ask how bad are prices going to get before something is done?

At National Farmers Organization, we are deeply disturbed at the lack of progress on industry issues.

But a couple of decades ago the industry looked different.

Back then, U.S.-owned cooperatives ruled the day. Three dairy processors out of the top four were cooperatives.

Today, the top four processors account for one-third of all sales from the top 50 processors.

Of that top four now, three are privately-owned, and two of those are foreign-owned. And just one of the top four is a farmer-owned co-op. Hoard's Dairyman editors have noted the concern with this trend.

Foreign and private owners have less incentive to pass more money per hundredweight back to you, and all American dairymen. Compare that to dairy farmer-owned cooperative processors, who work on behalf of their member-owners, dairy farmers themselves.

Today, National Farmers strongly promotes a growth management plan that rewards participants with a competitive price.

and we're reaching out to other dairy groups to integrate their ideas with ours to help develop a proposal to help your situation.

No matter what the final program looks like, it should increase competition in the marketplace, and deliver more dollars directly into your pocket.

Perry Garner

Director of Communications

National Farmers

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