Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:03 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
73°F
Dew Point
64°F
Humidity
73%
Wind
VRB at 3 mph
Barometer
29.86 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:06 a.m.
Sunset
07:53 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 59 to 72 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
77°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
80°F / 62°F
Light Rain
Friday
87°F / 67°F
Light Rain
Saturday
75°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Sunday
83°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Monday
80°F / 64°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
79°F / 64°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:03 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 77 to a low of 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 9 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 74 to 77 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 75 to 62 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 5 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 62 to 60 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 62 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 11 miles per hour from the east. 0.94 inches of rain are expected.

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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