Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
57°F
Dew Point
53°F
Humidity
87%
Wind
SW at 5 mph
Barometer
29.89 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
07:23 a.m.
Sunset
05:59 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 56 to 58 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 12 miles per hour from the southwest.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
58°F / 49°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
60°F / 36°F
Sunny
Sunday
59°F / 36°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
61°F / 48°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
53°F / 35°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
47°F / 32°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
47°F / 32°F
Light Rain/Snow
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 58 to a low of 49 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 15 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 54 to 50 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 10 and 15 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 60 to a low of 36 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 8 and 15 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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