Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
79°F
Dew Point
62°F
Humidity
56%
Wind
WSW at 17 mph
Barometer
29.76 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:21 a.m.
Sunset
08:26 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 70 to 76 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 13 and 18 miles per hour from the southwest.
7-Day Forecast
Monday
76°F / 61°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
77°F / 59°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
80°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
80°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
77°F / 44°F
Light Rain
Saturday
55°F / 40°F
Cloudy
Sunday
52°F / 42°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 76 to a low of 61 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 18 miles per hour from the southwest. 0.29 inches of rain are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 73 to 64 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 64 to 61 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 77 to a low of 59 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 25 miles per hour from the southwest. 0.29 inches of rain are 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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