Waupaca, WI
Current Conditions
0:15 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
51°F
Dew Point
43°F
Humidity
73%
Wind
E at 6 mph
Barometer
0.00 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:53 a.m.
Sunset
06:40 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 49 to 57 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Tuesday
57°F / 44°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
66°F / 49°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
74°F / 51°F
Light Rain
Friday
51°F / 31°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
42°F / 31°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
58°F / 32°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
66°F / 42°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:15 AM CDT
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 57 to a low of 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 11 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 50 to 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 48 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 66 to a low of 49 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 11 miles per hour from the southeast. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

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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