Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CST
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Temperature
19°F
Dew Point
5°F
Humidity
54%
Wind
W at 10 mph
Barometer
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Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:34 a.m.
Sunset
05:45 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 18 to 13 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 10 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Sunday
18°F / 10°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
24°F / 10°F
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Tuesday
34°F / -4°F
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Mostly Cloudy
Friday
27°F / 5°F
Mostly Cloudy
Saturday
29°F / 15°F
Mostly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 18 to a low of 10 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 9 and 12 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 13 to 10 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 10 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 24 to a low of 10 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 9 miles per hour from the southsoutheast. No precipitation is expected.

Nebraska research finds benefits with irrigated corn

Jan. 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln say irrigated corn is highly efficient in its use of energy, water and fertilizer, and the increased yields it produces more than offset the energy costs.

University of Nebraska Lincoln agronomist Ken Cassman says the new findings are important in helping meet global demands for food, fuel and fiber. Cassman co-authored a paper on his research that appeared recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Cassman says the widely held perception of irrigated agriculture as wasteful fails to account for crop-management changes in recent decades that have increased yields without requiring more fertilizer or irrigation.

He says the challenge for the agriculture industry is to produce enough food in a way that also protects the environment and conserves natural resources.

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