Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CST
Clear
Temperature
20°F
Dew Point
18°F
Humidity
92%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
30.29 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
07:27 a.m.
Sunset
04:20 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will remain steady at 24 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 5 miles per hour from the north. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
24°F / 22°F
Clear
Friday
29°F / 22°F
Sunny
Saturday
31°F / 22°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
32°F / 27°F
Light Rain/Snow
Monday
33°F / 31°F
Light Rain/Snow
Tuesday
32°F / 28°F
Snow
Wednesday
28°F / 22°F
Mostly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 24 to a low of 22 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 4 and 6 miles per hour from the northnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 23 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will be light from the north. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 29 to a low of 22 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 1 and 4 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.

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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