Voting period open for WI
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Release Date: July 15, 2016
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MADISON – Soybean producers in three Wisconsin Soybean Board
districts have until August 10 to vote for candidates for three open seats on
the soybean board. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer
Protection (DATCP) is accepting ballots between July 15 and August 10, 2016.
The districts and nominees are:
District 3 – representing Adams, Crawford, Grant, Juneau, La
Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Sauk and Vernon counties. The nominee is Irvin
District 4 – representing Columbia, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green
Lake, Marquette, Waushara and Winnebago counties. The nominee is Jonathan
Gibbs, Fox Lake.
District 5 – representing Dane, Green, Iowa, Lafayette and Rock
counties. The nominee is Patrick Mulloly, Clinton.
DATCP will mail ballots to eligible soybean producers. If you
have not received a ballot by July 25th and are an eligible
producer, contact Debbie Gegare, Market Orders program manager, at 608-224-5116
to request a ballot. Completed ballots must be signed and sent to WI DATCP,
Marketing Order Program, P.O. Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911. Ballots must be postmarked on or
before August 10, 2016. Unsigned ballots will not be counted.
Elected producers will serve three-year terms beginning
September 1, 2016.
DATCP administers elections for Wisconsin commodity marketing
boards. To learn more about the market order boards, visit https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/About_Us/MarketingBoards.aspx