Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CST
Cloudy
Temperature
33°F
Dew Point
19°F
Humidity
56%
Wind
NW at 15 mph
Barometer
30.15 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
07:18 a.m.
Sunset
05:03 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 33 to 25 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 16 and 23 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
33°F / 10°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
20°F / 10°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
32°F / 3°F
Cloudy
Sunday
8°F / -1°F
Mostly Cloudy
Monday
11°F / -2°F
Light Snow
Tuesday
17°F / -3°F
Snow
Wednesday
6°F / -4°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 33 to a low of 10 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 8 and 23 miles per hour from the northwest. Less than 1 inch of snow is possible.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 23 to 16 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 14 and 19 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 15 to 11 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 8 and 12 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 20 to a low of 10 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 11 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.

Livestock farmers say

ethanol eats too much corn

Dec. 1, 2011 | 0 comments

Livestock farmers are demanding a change in the nation's ethanol policy, claiming current rules could lead to higher meat prices if corn growers have a bad year.

The amount of corn used by the ethanol industry and demand overseas has farmers worried if corn production drops sharply, feed costs could skyrocket, forcing them to reduce their herd size. That, they say, could result in smaller meat supplies and higher prices at grocery stores.

The ethanol industry says that's unlikely but farmers have the backing of food manufacturers, who also fear a federal mandate to increase ethanol production will protect that industry from any rationing amid a corn shortage.

A Virginia congressman has introduced a bill that would partially waive the ethanol goals when corn inventories are low.

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