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Release Date: June 27, 2016
Media Contacts: Rick Hummell, 608-224-5041 email@example.com
or Bill Cosh,
Communications Director, 608-224-5020 William2.Cosh@wi.gov
MADISON – Wisconsin’s ginseng producers have re-elected one director, Ronald
Krautkramer, Athens, and elected another director, Keary Drath, Ogdensburg, to
the industry’s market orders board. They will serve a three-year term,
starting July 1.
seven-member Ginseng Board of Wisconsin is responsible for overseeing the
collection and use of about $170,000 in assessment fees paid by Wisconsin
ginseng producers. The money is used to support the industry through research,
market development and consumer education.
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) administers
elections for the Ginseng Board of Wisconsin and other commodity marketing
boards in the state.
To learn more about the market order boards, visit