Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:17 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
75°F
Dew Point
73°F
Humidity
94%
Wind
SSE at 3 mph
Barometer
29.93 in. F
Visibility
9.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:08 a.m.
Sunset
07:50 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 69 to 80 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
86°F / 66°F
Scattered Showers
Saturday
80°F / 65°F
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
87°F / 68°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
84°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
83°F / 62°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
64°F / 49°F
Scattered Showers
Thursday
67°F / 48°F
Sunny
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:17 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 86 to a low of 66 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 9 miles per hour from the eastnortheast. 0.33 inches of rain are expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 86 to 79 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 8 miles per hour from the southeast. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 79 to 69 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 9 miles per hour from the east.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 69 to 66 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the northeast. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 65 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 12 miles per hour from the east. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Dairy Management Seminar, Jan. 3

Dec. 13, 2012 | 0 comments

The 25th Annual Green County Area Dairy Management Seminar is slated Thursday, Jan. 3.

Sponsored by the Green County Milk Quality Council, in cooperation with UW-Extension, the seminar will run from 11:00 am-3:00 pm and will be held in the Multi-purpose room of the Green County Justice Center, 2841 6th St, Monroe.

The featured speakers for this year's program will include Dr. David Kammel, who is the UW ag engineer. Dr. Kammel has worked with farmers across Wisconsin and will share designs and talk about low-cost conversions of tie stall operations into new remodeled parlors and dairy housing.

Kammel will share many documented case family dairy farms that expanded while increasing cow comfort and reducing labor through well-designed and retrofitted milking parlors and dairy barns. Mike North, the sr. risk management advisor with First Capitol Ag will be on this year's program. North will examine the risks and opportunities prevalent in the 2013 milk market. He will also discuss strategies for managing milk price in such an environment.

Mark Mayer, UW-Extension agriculture agent, will also demonstrate some of the tools that UW-Extension has developed to determine feed values and which feeds are currently a good buy as dairy farmers struggle with high priced and limited availability of feeds after the drought of 2012.

Due to sponsorships by many local businesses the advance registration fee is only $5 and includes lunch. Registrations are due to the Green County UW-Extension Office by Dec. 27. An additional $2 late fee will be charged for registrations received after this date. Enrollment is limited to the first 60 participants who register.

Registration brochures are available at most Green County area dairy supply and service businesses, can be obtained via the internet at green.uwex.edu or by contacting Mayer at 608-328-9440.

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