Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
70°F
Dew Point
61°F
Humidity
73%
Wind
VRB at 5 mph
Barometer
29.99 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:43 a.m.
Sunset
08:22 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 56 to 76 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
78°F / 56°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
78°F / 59°F
Scattered Showers
Saturday
78°F / 58°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
81°F / 58°F
Light Rain
Monday
77°F / 60°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
80°F / 61°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
80°F / 65°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 78 to a low of 56 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 13 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. 0.12 inches of rain are expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 78 to 72 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the northwest. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 70 to 63 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 61 to 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 78 to a low of 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 0 and 6 miles per hour from the northeast. 0.44 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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