Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
62°F
Dew Point
55°F
Humidity
78%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
30.01 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:48 a.m.
Sunset
08:17 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 75 to 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 11 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Tuesday
75°F / 54°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
78°F / 52°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
80°F / 56°F
Mostly Cloudy
Friday
81°F / 63°F
Light Rain
Saturday
86°F / 63°F
Scattered Showers
Sunday
75°F / 63°F
Light Rain
Monday
79°F / 57°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 75 to a low of 54 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 11 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 59 to 54 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 78 to a low of 52 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 8 miles per hour from the eastnortheast. 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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