Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
82°F
Dew Point
69°F
Humidity
65%
Wind
SSW at 9 mph
Barometer
29.98 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:19 a.m.
Sunset
07:35 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 74 to 84 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Monday
84°F / 64°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
88°F / 66°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
84°F / 71°F
Light Rain
Thursday
88°F / 70°F
Sunny
Friday
89°F / 70°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
88°F / 71°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
89°F / 71°F
Mostly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 84 to a low of 64 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 10 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 81 to 67 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 66 to 64 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 5 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 88 to a low of 66 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 11 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. 0.29 inches of rain are expected.

Spring local foods webinars offered

April 11, 2013 | 0 comments

The Local Foods Team has planned three educational webinars this spring.

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) encourages growers to register now to learn more about legal issues, marketing opportunities and labeling requirements for their business.

On April 25, the Direct-to-Consumers Farm Legal Issues webinar will be offered by Rachel Armstrong of Farm Commons in Madison.

Armstrong will speak about the legal aspects of selling directly to consumers through a community supported agriculture farm, on-farm stand, local school, restaurant or grocery stores. She will cover liability concerns, sales agreements and employment laws.

The Online AgriMarketing: Planning Before You Plant webinar will be held on May 2.

Scott Skelly of Corn Mazes America in Janesville will discuss the important of planning the farms' online marketing before beginning the planting season. He will discuss how to determine the best online machinery for the farm, from websites and blogs to social media and texting.

Shannon Dorn, a DATCP technical specialist-training officer, will lead the Food Labeling and Requirementswebinar on May 9. She will cover basic label requirements for retail-packaged food products in Wisconsin. Nutritional labeling exemptions and appropriate declaration of major food allergens will also be discussed.

All webinars will begin at 10 a.m. Each webinar will allow time for participants to ask specific questions. Sample documents and resources will be provided.

There is no charge to participate in these webinars. To register, visithttp://datcp.wi.gov/Business/Buy_Local_Buy_Wisconsin/BLBW_Workshops.

For more information on the webinars or any of DATCP's local foods programs, contact DATCP's Callie LaPoint at 608-224-5112 or callie.lapoint@wisconsin.gov.

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