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Release Date: August 24, 2016
Rick Hummell, 608-224-5041, Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 224-5020
or Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020, email@example.com
MADISON – Wisconsin’s cranberry growers have re-elected one
director and elected two new directors to the industry’s market order board.
Re-elected is Scott Schultz of Warrens. Newly elected directors include Michael
Gnewikow of Warrens and Danielle Faber of Pittsville.
The newly elected directors will serve three-year terms
starting September 1, 2016.
The seven-member Wisconsin Cranberry Board, Inc. is
responsible for overseeing the collection and use of about $488,000 in
assessment fees paid by Wisconsin cranberry growers. The money is used to
support the industry through research, market development and consumer
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer
Protection administers elections for the Wisconsin Cranberry Board and other
commodity marketing boards in the state. To learn more about the market order
boards, visit https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/About_Us/MarketingBoards.aspx