Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
76°F
Dew Point
67°F
Humidity
74%
Wind
WNW at 8 mph
Barometer
29.85 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:19 a.m.
Sunset
08:30 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 77 to 64 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 11 miles per hour from the northwest. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
77°F / 54°F
Light Rain
Saturday
64°F / 36°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
61°F / 40°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
63°F / 40°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
68°F / 42°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
74°F / 46°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
79°F / 55°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 77 to a low of 54 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 16 miles per hour from the north. 0.31 inches of rain are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 62 to 55 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 16 miles per hour from the north. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 64 to a low of 36 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 13 and 15 miles per hour from the northnortheast. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Wisconsin Farmers Union hosting 83rd Annual State Convention

Jan. 14, 2014 | 0 comments

CHIPPEWA FALLS

Wisconsin Farmers Union is hosting its 83rd Annual State Convention, Jan. 24-26, at Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids. The theme of this year's convention is "United to Grow Family Agriculture: Celebrating the International Year of Family Farming." All guests are welcome but only member delegates may vote.

The weekend will begin with a pre-convention workshop, in partnership with the Midwest Value Added Agriculture Conference (MVVAC). The MVVAC conferences provide valuable education to small scale farmers, regional educators, and farm service professionals to help increase the economic vitality of our rural communities.

Convention speakers will include Larry Mitchell from the USDA, WFU member Erin Schneider talking about her trip to Zambia for the World Farm Organization Women's Conference, and Sarah Lloyd and Tara Turner with the Wisconsin Food Hub sharing knowledge on local food systems.

There will also be time for several small discussion sessions for members to share ideas, information, and perspectives on key policy issues. Mike McCabe, from Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, will be the keynote speaker at the Saturday night banquet, and afterward Larry Heagle will entertain with music and comedy.

Activities will include a Friday "Casino Night" fundraiser to help raise money for Kamp Kenwood, panel presentations and workshops on inspiring youth for agriculture, commodity marketing, AARP programs, and climate change.

Other activities include a concurrent Youth Convention for grades 7-12, Torchbearer's Award Presentation for youth program graduates, as well as WFU resolutions and policy discussions.

For convention details and registration, visit their website at www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com.

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