Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
89°F
Dew Point
69°F
Humidity
52%
Wind
S at 12 mph
Barometer
29.90 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:21 a.m.
Sunset
07:31 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 85 to 88 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 12 and 16 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
88°F / 65°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
82°F / 58°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
79°F / 60°F
Light Rain
Saturday
88°F / 67°F
Scattered Showers
Sunday
86°F / 69°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
81°F / 59°F
Scattered Showers
Tuesday
81°F / 59°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 88 to a low of 65 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 16 miles per hour from the northnortheast. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 83 to 72 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 10 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 69 to 66 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 8 miles per hour from the north. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 82 to a low of 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 10 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.

Michigan reaches goal of protecting cattle farms

Jan. 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Michigan officials have reached their three-year goal of protecting cattle farms in areas at highest risk for bovine tuberculosis, they announced Tuesday (Jan. 10).

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said that the $3.6 million project combined the efforts of cattle owners, the Alpena and other conservation districts, state and federal government agencies and the Michigan State University Extension.

The efforts include adding fencing and using other management techniques to keep wild white-tailed deer from possibly contaminating feed and water sources in northern Lower Michigan areas with bovine TB.

About 900 Michigan cattle producers have participated in the Wildlife Risk Mitigation Project since it began in 2009.

Livestock producers have been able to tap $1.2 million in federal funding to help fund the improvements, while investing $400,000 of their own money.

There are 14,000 cattle producers in Michigan, and they maintain 1.2 million beef and dairy animals, the state department said. Last year, it said, 57 Lower Michigan counties joined the Upper Peninsula in obtaining Bovine TB-Free Status.

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