Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
38°F
Dew Point
28°F
Humidity
67%
Wind
ENE at 9 mph
Barometer
30.19 in. F
Visibility
7.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:01 a.m.
Sunset
07:50 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 30 to 50 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 8 miles per hour from the northeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
55°F / 30°F
Light Rain
Thursday
49°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Friday
61°F / 28°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
49°F / 27°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
42°F / 28°F
Light Rain
Monday
39°F / 32°F
Ice Possible
Tuesday
36°F / 32°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 55 to a low of 30 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 12 miles per hour from the southeast. 0.31 inches of rain are expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 52 to 55 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 52 to 42 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 11 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 40 to 35 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 10 miles per hour from the southeast. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 49 to a low of 36 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 24 miles per hour from the west. 0.67 inches of rain are expected.

Specialty Crop Block Grant workshops offered

March 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Completing a grant application can be daunting.

To ease the process, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is offering workshops across the state to assist non-profit organizations, producer groups, government agencies, universities and other agricultural entities in completing the Specialty Crop Block Grant application.

Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funds assist with research, industry improvements and consumer education that will increase the demand, supply and consumption of specialty crops. Projects should benefit the specialty crop industry as a whole and not provide direct profit to a specific organization, institution or individual.

Dates and locations for the 2012 SCBG workshops are:

• Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 2:30-4:30 p.m., DATCP Board Room, 2811 Agriculture Drive, Madison;

• Tuesday, March 6, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mead Wildlife Visitor Center, S2148 County S, Milladore; and

• Thursday, March 8, from 7-9 p.m., NWTC, 2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay.

Juli Speck, DATCP's grant specialist, will walk participants through each step of the grant writing process, offer suggestions for writing strong proposals, and offer feedback on project proposal ideas.

To register for the workshops, contact Speck at 608-224-5134 or juli.speck@wi.gov.

Specialty crops are defined in law as: fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture.

Applications for SCBGs are due to DATCP by 4:30 p.m. on April 2. For the grant manual and application, visit http://datcp.wi.gov and search "specialty crop." Or connect with DATCP on Twitter at twitter.com/widatcp or Facebook at facebook.com/widatcp.

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