Wautoma, WI
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0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
46°F
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39°F
Humidity
76%
Wind
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Barometer
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Sunrise
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Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 44 to 53 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 14 and 23 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
53°F / 42°F
Light Rain
Friday
59°F / 38°F
Sunny
Saturday
53°F / 37°F
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Sunday
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Light Rain
Monday
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Light Rain
Tuesday
49°F / 30°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
41°F / 30°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 53 to a low of 42 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 23 miles per hour from the east. 0.60 inches of rain are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 47 to 43 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 13 and 19 miles per hour from the east. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 44 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 16 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 59 to a low of 38 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 4 and 21 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is 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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