Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CST
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
23°F
Dew Point
21°F
Humidity
92%
Wind
NW at 8 mph
Barometer
30.24 in. F
Visibility
4.00 mi.
Sunrise
07:06 a.m.
Sunset
04:22 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 22 to 27 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 12 miles per hour from the northwest.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
27°F / 17°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
22°F / 13°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
32°F / 17°F
Snow
Saturday
35°F / 23°F
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
34°F / 2°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
14°F / -2°F
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday
28°F / 14°F
Mostly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 27 to a low of 17 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 12 miles per hour from the northwest. Less than 1 inch of snow is possible.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 22 to 17 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 12 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 22 to a low of 13 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 10 and 13 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. 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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