Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
58°F
Dew Point
57°F
Humidity
96%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
30.09 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:14 a.m.
Sunset
07:42 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 76 to 62 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
76°F / 61°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
65°F / 61°F
Light Rain
Saturday
78°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
80°F / 59°F
Sunny
Monday
86°F / 63°F
Sunny
Tuesday
88°F / 67°F
Sunny
Wednesday
87°F / 69°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 76 to a low of 61 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 9 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 62 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 7 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 65 to a low of 61 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 9 miles per hour from the east. 0.22 inches of rain are expected.

DNR warns farmers to check fields before spreading manure

July 12, 2012 | 0 comments

State agriculture and environmental officials are warning farmers to check dry fields for cracks before spreading manure.

The Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and Natural Resources departments say the recent hot weather has created deep, wide cracks in many farm fields, increasing the risk of manure draining into lakes, streams and groundwater.

The manure also could lose its value as a fertilizer if it seeps below crop root zones.

The departments say farmers should avoid spreading manure on cracked fields. If they must apply it, they should fill in cracks with tillage and use smaller applications to help absorption.

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