Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
46°F
Dew Point
39°F
Humidity
76%
Wind
ESE at 15 mph
Barometer
29.78 in. F
Visibility
8.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:59 a.m.
Sunset
07:51 p.m.
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
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
44°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Monday
46°F / 36°F
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.

Hay and barley production down

Nov. 10, 2011 | 0 comments

Wisconsin's alfalfa hay harvest is expected to be 3.11 million tons, 18 percent below last year, according to the Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service.

Yield is forecast at 2.7 tons per acre, 0.2 ton less than last year. Acres harvested are expected to be 1.15 million, that's 150,000 fewer than last year. U.S. alfalfa production is forecast at 64.7 million tons, 5 percent below 2010.

Wisconsin's production of other types of hay is forecast at 735,000 tons, 3 percent below last year. A total of 350,000 acres are expected to be harvested, with an average yield of 2.10 tons per acre. Nationally, other hay production is forecast at 67 million tons, 14 percent below last year.

Wisconsin produced 705,000 bushels of barley in 2011, down 51 percent from 2010 according to the Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service. Area planted to barley (at 33,000 acres) was down 27 percent from last year, while area harvested, at 15,000 acres was down 50 percent. Yield was down 1 bushel from last year to 47 bushels per acre.

On the national level, barley production fell 14 percent from 2010 to 155 million bushels, the lowest since 1936.

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