The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is accepting nominations for three seats on the Wisconsin Soybean Board. Producers who grow and sell soybeans in Districts 3, 4 and 5 are eligible to nominate producers or to be nominated to the board. Signed, notarized nomination forms must be postmarked by June 1.
Districts serve the following counties:
District 3 – Adams, Crawford, Grant, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Sauk and Vernon counties.
District 4 – Columbia, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Waushara and Winnebago counties.
District 5 – Dane, Green, Iowa, Lafayette and Rock counties.
A completed nomination form must include the signatures of five eligible soybean growers other than the nominee. Completed forms must also be notarized.
DATCP’s Market Order Coordinator will mail nomination forms to any producer who requests one prior to June 1. Contact the Market Order Coordinator at 608-224-5116 or at DATCPMarketOrders@Wisconsin.gov. Nomination forms also may be downloaded from http://datcp.wi.gov/About/Boards_and_Councils/Marketing_Boards/index.aspx. Click on the “soybeans” link.
Mail completed forms to WI DATCP, DAD, PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911.
DATCP will conduct the Wisconsin Soybean Board election from July 15 through August 10. Elected growers will serve three-year terms beginning Sept. 1.
Learn more about the Wisconsin Soybean Board at wisoybean.org.
Source: Wisconsin DATCP