Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Nomination period open for Ginseng Board of Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is accepting nominations through April 1, 2022 for two seats on the Ginseng Board of Wisconsin.

DATCP will mail nomination forms to eligible growers. Producers must sign, notarize, and postmark completed nomination forms by April 1, 2022 and include signatures from at least five eligible growers other than the nominee. Growers should mail completed forms to P.O. Box 8911, Madison, WI  53708-8911. Growers who have not received a nomination form by March 1, 2022 or have other questions about the nomination process should contact DATCP Market Orders Program Coordinator Debbie Gegare at (608) 224-5116 or

DATCP will conduct the Ginseng Board of Wisconsin election from May 10 through June 15, 2022.  Elected growers will serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2025.

DATCP administers elections for Wisconsin commodity marketing boards. To learn more about the market order boards, visit