Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
30°F
Dew Point
14°F
Humidity
51%
Wind
S at 8 mph
Barometer
30.17 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:46 a.m.
Sunset
07:19 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 39 to 28 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 11 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
39°F / 28°F
Clear
Sunday
44°F / 29°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
56°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
44°F / 32°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday
59°F / 32°F
Light Rain
Thursday
52°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
40°F / 26°F
Mostly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 39 to a low of 28 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 10 and 19 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 28 to 30 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 15 and 19 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 44 to a low of 29 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 18 and 23 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible. Less than 1 inch of snow is possible.

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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