Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:31 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
73°F
Dew Point
68°F
Humidity
83%
Wind
NE at 7 mph
Barometer
29.94 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:22 a.m.
Sunset
07:29 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 69 to 74 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 5 miles per hour from the north. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
80°F / 61°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
79°F / 64°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
87°F / 66°F
Scattered Showers
Sunday
84°F / 66°F
Light Rain
Monday
78°F / 62°F
Sunny
Tuesday
79°F / 64°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
70°F / 46°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:31 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 61 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 9 miles per hour from the northnortheast. No precipitation is expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 77 to 80 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 76 to 65 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 5 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 64 to 61 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the north. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 79 to a low of 64 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 6 miles per hour from the eastnortheast. 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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