Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
86°F
Dew Point
47°F
Humidity
26%
Wind
W at 16 mph
Barometer
29.90 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:41 a.m.
Sunset
08:24 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 80 to 78 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 18 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
80°F / 61°F
Sunny
Thursday
82°F / 62°F
Sunny
Friday
79°F / 57°F
Sunny
Saturday
79°F / 57°F
Scattered Showers
Sunday
83°F / 63°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
80°F / 55°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
78°F / 55°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 61 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 20 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 76 to 64 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 15 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 65 to 61 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 10 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 82 to a low of 62 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 6 and 15 miles per hour from the westsouthwest. 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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