Ginseng Board Nomination Period Open Until April 1
Release Date: March 1, 2019
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Media Contact: Rick Hummell, Senior Communications
– Nominations are being accepted for two open seats on the seven-member Ginseng
Board of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will
accept nominations postmarked by April 1, 2019. Completed nomination forms must
include signatures from at least five eligible growers other than the nominee.
The affidavit of eligibility, located on the nomination form, must also be
completed and notarized.
will mail nomination forms to eligible growers. Growers who have not received
nomination forms by March 15 or who have other questions about the nomination
process can contact Debbie Gegare, DATCP Market Order Coordinator, at
608-224-5116 or Debbie.Gegare@Wisconsin.gov.
will conduct the Ginseng Board of Wisconsin election from May 15 through June
10, 2019. Elected producers will serve three-year
terms beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2022.
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