Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
41°F
Dew Point
38°F
Humidity
89%
Wind
SE at 7 mph
Barometer
30.23 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
07:20 a.m.
Sunset
06:02 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 44 to 40 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 9 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
44°F / 40°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
49°F / 43°F
Light Rain
Friday
65°F / 43°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
59°F / 35°F
Sunny
Sunday
51°F / 35°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
60°F / 41°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
56°F / 38°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 44 to a low of 40 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 10 miles per hour from the southsoutheast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 40 to 43 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 49 to a low of 43 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 8 and 10 miles per hour from the south. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Expectations downgraded for winter wheat crop

June 17, 2014 | 0 comments

MADISON

The crop condition report as of June 1 for Wisconsin's 2014 winter wheat indicates a yield reduction of 520,000 bushels from what was forecast May 1, according to a recent update by the Wisconsin field office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

The state's latest outlook calls for total production of 17.94 million bushels from 260,000 harvested acres — an average of 69 bushels per acre. This is down from the May 1 yield forecast of 71 bushels per acre as the statewide average but well above the average yield of 58 bushels in 2013, when 265,000 acres were harvested. If realized, the projected 2014 yield would be 2.57 million bushels more than in 2013.

As of June 1, 65 percent of the state's winter wheat was rated as being in either excellent or good condition. By that date, 14 percent had begun to head.

Across the United States, the predicted production of 1.381 billion bushels is down by 2 percent from the May 1 forecast. This is based on an average yield of 42.4 bushels per acre, down by 0.7 bushel from a month earlier and down by 5 bushels from the average per acre yield of the 2013 crop.

Although the number of acres growers expect to harvest is up by 170,000 from 2013 to 32.572 million, the projection for the nation's crop is down by 10 percent from the more than 1.534 billion bushels in 2013.

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