Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
30°F
Dew Point
12°F
Humidity
47%
Wind
S at 5 mph
Barometer
30.22 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:46 a.m.
Sunset
07:19 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 39 to 28 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 11 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
39°F / 28°F
Clear
Sunday
44°F / 29°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
56°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
44°F / 32°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday
59°F / 32°F
Light Rain
Thursday
52°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
40°F / 26°F
Mostly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 39 to a low of 28 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 10 and 19 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 28 to 30 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 15 and 19 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 44 to a low of 29 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 18 and 23 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible. 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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