Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
73°F
Dew Point
52°F
Humidity
48%
Wind
S at 18 mph
Barometer
29.83 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:40 a.m.
Sunset
07:00 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 69 to 71 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 18 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
71°F / 64°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
73°F / 50°F
Sunny
Sunday
66°F / 45°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
66°F / 45°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
71°F / 48°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
71°F / 48°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
73°F / 53°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 71 to a low of 64 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 15 and 20 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 67 to 64 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 15 and 20 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 65 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 15 and 20 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 73 to a low of 50 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 6 and 17 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Eleven million acres added to crop insurance coverage

Sept. 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Compared to a year ago, farmers have enrolled at least 11 million more acres into crop insurance coverage for 2013, according to the latest bi-weekly report by National Crop Insurance Services.

That report, current as of Sept. 9, indicates that the Risk Management Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture had processed some 1.2 million crop insurance policies covering 292 million acres involving 128 different crops.

In 2012, that total was 281 million acres, also on about 1.2 million policies.

The enrolled acres for 2013 represent some $121 billion in potential liability.

To obtain the policies, farmers are paying $4.4 billion in premiums compared to $4.1 billion in 2012, when the total payout for crop losses covered by insurance hit a record $17.3 billion.

As of the Sept. 9 report, the states with the most crop insurance policies for 2013 are Iowa, Kansas, Illinois, Nebraska, and Minnesota.

The most recent drought monitoring reports indicate an increasing portion of the country is affected.

It notes that one-third of the country, centered around the Rocky Mountains, is in what is considered to be a severe, extreme, or exceptional drought status.

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