Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Election Results Announced

​​​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2023
Contact: Neal Patten, Public Information Officer, (608) 440-0294, nealpatten@wisconsin.gov

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MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has certified the Wisconsin Soybean Board election results. The following soybean producers started their three-year terms as elected members of the Wisconsin Soybean Board on September 1, 2023:

District 1: Andy Bensend, Dallas
Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chip​pewa, Clark, Douglas, Iron, Marathon, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Washburn, and Wood counties.

District 7: Matthew R. Wagenson, Bear Creek
Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Lincoln, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Shawano, Vilas, and Waupaca counties.

About the Wisconsin Soybean Board:
The Wisconsin Soybean Board is composed of seven producers in seven districts across the state. The board oversees the collection and use of about $2 million in assessment fees paid by Wisconsin soybean producers. This funding is used to support the soybean industry through research, education, and promotion of Wisconsin-grown soybeans. Learn more about the Wisconsin Soybean Board at https://wisoybean.org/.

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. ​


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