Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:39 AM CST
Foggy
Temperature
39°F
Dew Point
37°F
Humidity
93%
Wind
WNW at 10 mph
Barometer
29.08 in. F
Visibility
1.75 mi.
Sunrise
07:03 a.m.
Sunset
04:23 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 40 to 34 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 15 miles per hour from the northwest. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected. Snow accumulation of less than a half inch is predicted.
7-Day Forecast
Monday
40°F / 23°F
Rain
Tuesday
26°F / 17°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
31°F / 9°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
14°F / 1°F
Mostly Cloudy
Friday
35°F / 11°F
Light Snow
Saturday
35°F / 4°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
12°F / 4°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:39 AM CST
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 40 to a low of 23 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 12 and 18 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible. 3.50 inches of snow are expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 34 to 29 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 17 miles per hour from the west. Anticipate snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 27 to 24 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 16 miles per hour from the northwest. Expect snow accumulation of less than one inch.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 24 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 13 miles per hour from the northwest.
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 26 to a low of 17 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 14 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. Less than 1 inch of snow is possible.

Crop insurance payments climbing at slower pace

March 14, 2013 | 0 comments

In its latest twice monthly update, the National Crop Insurance Services trade association reported that as of late February farmers received more than $15.4 billion in payments for crops they had insured in 2012.

The report noted earlier predictions from other sources that payments would top $20 billion were probably overestimates.

According to the latest report, 19 states were on a list for receiving at least $1.05 in indemnity payments for every $1 in crop insurance premiums (farmer payments and federal government subsidies). Illinois was at the top of the list at $3.55 while the national average was $1.39 as of late February.

Other states that had already exceeded the 1.05 ratio on payments to premiums also included Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio, Kansas, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Kentucky, Tennessee, New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

Today (March 15) is the deadline for farmers to either purchase crop insurance for the first time in 2013 or to make changes in existing policies. This deadline applies to crops being planted in the coming months.

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