Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
75°F
Dew Point
50°F
Humidity
42%
Wind
NNW at 15 mph
Barometer
30.07 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:40 a.m.
Sunset
08:26 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 73 to 69 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 13 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Monday
73°F / 54°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
76°F / 52°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
74°F / 52°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
79°F / 56°F
Scattered Showers
Friday
75°F / 56°F
Light Rain
Saturday
80°F / 56°F
Sunny
Sunday
82°F / 56°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 73 to a low of 54 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 13 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 69 to 57 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 57 to 54 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 11 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 76 to a low of 52 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 14 miles per hour from the northwest. 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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