Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
51°F
Dew Point
51°F
Humidity
100%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
30.01 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:19 a.m.
Sunset
08:43 p.m.
Overnight Forecast (Midnight-7:00am)
Temperatures will range from 55 to 50 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 3 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
58°F / 50°F
Clear
Friday
80°F / 58°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
82°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
82°F / 64°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
76°F / 55°F
Scattered Showers
Tuesday
76°F / 55°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
78°F / 56°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 58 to a low of 50 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 2 and 5 miles per hour from the westsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.
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Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 55 to 50 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 3 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 9 miles per hour from the westsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.

Resources for farmers during weather challenges

July 4, 2013 | 0 comments

What a difference a year makes. The rains keep coming, and this is putting additional stress on Wisconsin farmers.

Farmers already had a shortage of feed because of last year's drought and now with a wet and cool spring plus flooding in some parts of the state, planting and first crop hay harvest have been delayed making the situation even worse.

The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection encourages farmers who have crop insurance to get in touch with their agents with questions about what is covered by their plan and what recording needs to be done.

Farmers should also report crop damage and failed acres to their county Farm Service Agency (FSA) office.

Any damage to conservation structures such as dams, buffer strips and side waterways may also be reported to the FSA. For details on FSA updates or contact information for county offices, visit www.fsa.usda.gov/wi.

Feed stocks are low on the farm and can be difficult to find in the marketplace.

The University of Wisconsin-Extension continues to keep the Farmer to Farmer Hay, Forage and Corn List on its website at http://farmertofarmer.uwex.edu/. This site connects buyers and sellers of hay, alfalfa haylage, corn silage, high moisture corn, corn grain and other forages.

While many will feel anxious to harvest what forages they can in wet conditions, farmers are reminded to be careful not to cause more damage to their fields.

As always, DATCP's Wisconsin Farm Center is available to answer questions and connect farmers with available resources.

Farm Center staff can assist with financial planning, help mediate with creditors and provide referrals to counseling services.

The Farm Center services are free and available weekdays from 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 1-800-942-2474 or farmcenter@wisconsin.gov.

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