Release Date: May 8, 2018
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MADISON –The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and
Consumer Protection is accepting nominations to fill two director seats on the
Wisconsin Cranberry Board. Individuals who grow and sell cranberries in Wisconsin
are eligible to participate. Signed, notarized nomination forms must be
received at DATCP by June 1, 2018.
Eligible producers who want to nominate themselves or other
eligible producers may request application materials by phone or online.
Contact Debbie Gegare, DATCP market orders program director, at 608-224-5116 or
email Debbie.Gegare@Wisconsin.gov. Alternatively, visit the Cranberry Market
Order webpage on the DATCP website to download a nomination form: https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Growing_WI/WisconsinCranberryBoard.aspx
Completed nomination forms must include the signatures of five
eligible producers and must be notarized. Mail completed forms to: Wisconsin
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Marketing Order
Program, P.O. Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911. Completed forms may not be
scanned and emailed.
DATCP will conduct the cranberry board election from July 15 to
August 10, 2018. Ballots and instructions will be mailed prior to the election.
Participants may vote once, either by paper ballot or by email.
The newly elected members will serve terms beginning Sept. 1,
The Wisconsin Cranberry Board is responsible for administering
Wisconsin’s Cranberry Marketing Order. The board secures and distributes
funding for research, education and promotion of Wisconsin cranberries. Learn
more at www.wiscran.org.