Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:08 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
73°F
Dew Point
68°F
Humidity
83%
Wind
SE at 6 mph
Barometer
29.80 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:21 a.m.
Sunset
08:27 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 59 to 76 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 8 and 13 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Tuesday
78°F / 57°F
Cloudy
Wednesday
78°F / 55°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
81°F / 62°F
Scattered Showers
Friday
76°F / 46°F
Light Rain
Saturday
46°F / 40°F
Light Rain
Sunday
52°F / 41°F
Light Rain
Monday
64°F / 44°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:08 AM CDT
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 78 to a low of 57 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 8 and 22 miles per hour from the west. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 78 to 73 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 18 and 22 miles per hour from the southeast. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 69 to 63 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 18 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 62 to 57 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 9 and 16 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 78 to a low of 55 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 0 and 13 miles per hour from the west. 0.12 inches of rain are expected.

Iowa gets FDA approval

to blend corn with aflatoxin

Sept. 27, 2012 | 0 comments

The Iowa agriculture department says federal officials have approved a request for corn contaminated by a poison-producing fungus to be blended with other corn for animal feed.

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced Tuesday (Sept. 18) the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the agency's request to blend corn containing more than 20 parts per billion of aflatoxin with corn that has lower levels or no aflatoxin.

The FDA approved a similar request in 2003 and 2005.

Aflatoxins are a group of chemicals produced by certain mold fungi. They can occur more frequently in hot, dry summer conditions.

The agriculture departments say the blended corn is safe for animals. Corn with more than 20 parts per billion can't be used for human consumption or as feed for dairy animals.

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