Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
65°F
Dew Point
62°F
Humidity
90%
Wind
SSW at 5 mph
Barometer
29.87 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:38 a.m.
Sunset
08:28 p.m.
Overnight Forecast (Midnight-7:00am)
Temperatures will range from 65 to 67 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
68°F / 65°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
84°F / 62°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
74°F / 52°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
69°F / 49°F
Sunny
Tuesday
76°F / 49°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
80°F / 54°F
Sunny
Thursday
81°F / 58°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 68 to a low of 65 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 8 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
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Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 65 to 67 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 84 to a low of 62 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 13 miles per hour from the west. 0.23 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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