Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
67°F
Dew Point
65°F
Humidity
93%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
29.93 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:06 a.m.
Sunset
07:53 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 79 to 64 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 5 and 9 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
79°F / 63°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
82°F / 63°F
Light Rain
Friday
83°F / 67°F
Mostly Cloudy
Saturday
74°F / 64°F
Light Rain
Sunday
77°F / 64°F
Light Rain
Monday
85°F / 67°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
83°F / 67°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 79 to a low of 63 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 9 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 65 to 63 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 82 to a low of 63 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 11 miles per hour from the east. 0.85 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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