Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
50°F
Dew Point
5°F
Humidity
16%
Wind
ENE at 9 mph
Barometer
29.90 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:58 a.m.
Sunset
07:53 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 52 to 35 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 8 and 15 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
52°F / 29°F
Clear
Sunday
58°F / 32°F
Sunny
Monday
65°F / 35°F
Sunny
Tuesday
66°F / 35°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
64°F / 39°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
72°F / 43°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
73°F / 51°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 52 to a low of 29 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 8 and 15 miles per hour from the northnortheast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 34 to 29 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 9 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 58 to a low of 32 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 8 and 9 miles per hour from the northnortheast. 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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