Waupaca, WI
Current Conditions
0:55 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
52°F
Dew Point
42°F
Humidity
67%
Wind
ESE at 7 mph
Barometer
0.00 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:53 a.m.
Sunset
06:40 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 49 to 57 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Tuesday
57°F / 44°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
66°F / 49°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
74°F / 51°F
Light Rain
Friday
51°F / 31°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
42°F / 31°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
58°F / 32°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
66°F / 42°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:55 AM CDT
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 57 to a low of 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 11 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 50 to 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 48 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 66 to a low of 49 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 11 miles per hour from the southeast. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Skyrocketing egg prices

in Europe, up 67 percent

July 12, 2012 | 0 comments

Europeans are coping with a new reality when it comes to the humble egg - prices are 67 percent higher than one year ago.

Production has dropped 15 percent since a government mandate banning conventional cage house systems for hens went into effect in January.

"Reasons for Ruffled Feathers," a recent Chicago Tribune opinion piece by Mike Doherty, senior economist and policy analyst at Illinois Farm Bureau, explores the situation.

Doherty discussed the Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012, which would ban conventional cages for laying hens in the U.S.

Farm Bureau opposes efforts to legislate animal care standards, advocating instead that any welfare criteria be established using science-based methods.

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