Wautoma, WI
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Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 75 to a low of 53 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 12 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 75 to 73 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 10 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 70 to 57 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 10 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 56 to 53 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 3 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 56 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 7 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.

AgCenter studying switchgrass

as potential biofuel feedstock

Nov. 8, 2012 | 0 comments

An LSU AgCenter forestry researcher is looking at a fast-growing plant called switchgrass as a potential biofuel feedstock.

Michael Blazier says switchgrass needs little fertilizer and can tolerate drought and floods.

And he says that on land left open because soybeans did poorly there, one application of fertilizer yielded up to 10 tons of grass per acre.

He's also been growing switchgrass among pine trees at the LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station near Homer in Claiborne Parish, to see whether landowners earn money from switchgrass before trees are ready for lumbering.

Near Archibald in Richland Parish, he and an Arkansas forest ecologist are studying switchgrass grown together with eastern cottonwood trees, which also are being studied as possible biofuel feedback.

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