Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CST
Clear
Temperature
21°F
Dew Point
-2°F
Humidity
36%
Wind
S at 8 mph
Barometer
30.55 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:36 a.m.
Sunset
05:44 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 19 to 13 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
19°F / 9°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
29°F / 10°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
26°F / 11°F
Snow Showers
Tuesday
23°F / -4°F
Snow
Wednesday
3°F / -11°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
11°F / -11°F
Mostly Cloudy
Friday
30°F / 11°F
Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 19 to a low of 9 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. Less than 1 inch of snow is possible.
This Evening ...Temperatures will remain steady at 10 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 10 to 14 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 29 to a low of 10 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 8 and 17 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.

Despite drought, corn yields high

Jan. 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Despite the severe drought, some South Dakota farmers who entered an annual contest had some of the highest corn yields in history this past year.

The contest is for members of the National Corn Growers Association.

The South Dakota Corn Growers Association reports that Steve Breding of Chamberlain recorded the state's highest yield in 2012 by raising more than 279 bushels per acre in one of his fields. That's the fourth-highest yield ever recorded on irrigated land using no-till or strip-till farming practices.

On non-irrigated land, Ronald Johnson of Alcester produced more than 271 bushels per acre, fifth highest all time in that category.

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