Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CST
Cloudy
Temperature
19°F
Dew Point
6°F
Humidity
56%
Wind
W at 6 mph
Barometer
30.56 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
07:17 a.m.
Sunset
05:04 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 12 to 19 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 6 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
22°F / 12°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
30°F / 9°F
Snow
Sunday
11°F / -2°F
Light Snow
Monday
12°F / -2°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
24°F / 9°F
Snow
Wednesday
14°F / -4°F
Light Snow
Thursday
2°F / -5°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 22 to a low of 12 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 11 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 22 to 18 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 8 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 18 to 21 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 9 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 20 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 30 to a low of 9 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 18 miles per hour from the northeast. 1.60 inches of snow are expected.

Iowa farmers sign up nearly 100,000 acres into CRP

June 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Iowa farmers have agreed to put nearly 100,000 acres of land into the government's Conservation Reserve Program.

The Iowa Farm Service agency says 99,684 acres were accepted into the program during the general signup period.

The CRP preserves land prone to erosion and reduces runoff of fertilizers and other chemicals into streams and rivers. The program also helps establish habitat for wildlife.

Farmers are paid to set aside the land and not use it for crops.

At the end of last year 1.7 million acres of Iowa farmland was enrolled resulting in payments to farmers of nearly $213 million.

The USDA says farmers enrolled 3.9 million acres into CRP this year nationally during general signup. A total of 29.6 million acres of farmland is enrolled.

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