Waupaca, WI
Current Conditions
0:35 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
58°F
Dew Point
55°F
Humidity
89%
Wind
E at 5 mph
Barometer
0.00 in. F
Visibility
7.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:54 a.m.
Sunset
06:38 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 64 to 60 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 11 miles per hour from the southeast.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
64°F / 60°F
Light Rain
Thursday
70°F / 51°F
Light Rain
Friday
56°F / 35°F
Light Rain
Saturday
38°F / 30°F
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
48°F / 30°F
Mostly Cloudy
Monday
56°F / 35°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
58°F / 36°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:35 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 64 to a low of 60 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 13 miles per hour from the southsoutheast. 0.30 inches of rain are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 61 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 70 to a low of 51 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 0 and 4 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.

USDA expects Iowa corn yield

to exceed 2010 figure

Nov. 17, 2011 | 0 comments

The latest federal crop forecast says Iowa's average corn yield is expected to rise to 171 bushels this year, compared with 165 bushels an acre in 2010.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast is based on Nov. 1 conditions. It says a harvest of more than 2.33 billion bushels is expected, compared with more than 2.15 billion bushels last year.

By comparison, a forecast based on Aug. 1 conditions expected an average Iowa corn yield of 177 bushels an acre and a total harvest of 2.43 billion bushels.

Nationally, the U.S. corn crop is expected to average 146 bushels an acre, down five from last year, with a total production of 12.3 billion bushels, down 1 percent from last year.

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