Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
42°F
Dew Point
29°F
Humidity
60%
Wind
ESE at 10 mph
Barometer
30.09 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:12 a.m.
Sunset
07:42 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 47 to 37 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 12 and 16 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
47°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Thursday
50°F / 27°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
48°F / 26°F
Mostly Cloudy
Saturday
42°F / 27°F
Light Rain
Sunday
49°F / 38°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
48°F / 35°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
49°F / 35°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 47 to a low of 36 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 12 and 18 miles per hour from the southeast. 0.12 inches of rain are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 37 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 16 miles per hour from the southeast. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 50 to a low of 27 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 16 and 18 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. 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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