Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:27 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
70°F
Dew Point
66°F
Humidity
88%
Wind
SSW at 9 mph
Barometer
29.67 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:20 a.m.
Sunset
07:33 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 69 to 74 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 15 miles per hour from the southwest. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
7-Day Forecast
Monday
74°F / 56°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
76°F / 56°F
Sunny
Wednesday
80°F / 56°F
Scattered Showers
Thursday
80°F / 54°F
Light Rain
Friday
66°F / 44°F
Sunny
Saturday
65°F / 44°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
68°F / 47°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:27 AM CDT
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 74 to a low of 56 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 15 miles per hour from the west. 0.14 inches of rain are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 68 to 58 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 57 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 76 to a low of 56 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 5 and 13 miles per hour from the westsouthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

American Agri-women connect with policy makers in D.C.

June 21, 2012 | 0 comments

The Annual AAW Symposium: "Sustainable Development - the Impact on Agriculture" was held at the National Press Club and covered issues relating to the Agenda 21 impacts on American Agriculture.

Visits to the Russian Embassy and Brazil Embassy gave members the opportunity to exchange in diplomatic relations.

AAW members were provided briefings on Animal Welfare issues; Immigration legislation and problems facing the cattle industry.

Pulitzer Prize recipient, Gretchen Morgenson, reporter with the NY Times and author of Reckless Abandonment was the guest lecturer at the Allan P. Kirby Center for Constitutional Studies.

Her topic "Absence of Accountability" highlighted how "Taxpayers are asked to bail out reckless companies who have not been held accountable for their dealings."

Every member took the opportunity to engage in a lively discussion regarding farm child labor with Department of Labor representatives Melvina Ford, Senior Policy Advisor Wage and Hour Division and Nikki McKinny.

AAW also brought their 2012 policy positions to their Congressional Representatives and Senators on the Hill.

The priority issues included the 2012 Farm Bill; Estate Taxation; Immigration Reform and Ag Labor Shortages; and Land and Water Conservation Act.

Over 200 guests attended the AAW Congressional Reception in House Agriculture Committee Room on Wednesday evening.

This year's "Champions of Agriculture" recognitions were awarded to Senator Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI) and Representative Cynthia Lummis, (R-WY).

For more information, contact Karen Yost, president@americanagriwomen.org or visit their website at www.americanagriwomen.org.

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