Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
72°F
Dew Point
65°F
Humidity
79%
Wind
WSW at 12 mph
Barometer
29.72 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:41 a.m.
Sunset
06:58 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 64 to 73 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 16 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
75°F / 52°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
63°F / 40°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
64°F / 40°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
69°F / 48°F
Sunny
Wednesday
70°F / 49°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
71°F / 49°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
73°F / 51°F
Sunny
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 75 to a low of 52 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 17 miles per hour from the west. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 75 to 69 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 15 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 67 to 60 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the west. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 58 to 52 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 9 and 15 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 63 to a low of 40 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 18 miles per hour from the northnorthwest. 0.14 inches of rain are 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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