MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has certified three candidates eligible for election to the Wisconsin Soybean Board. The nominees were nominated during the period ending June 1, 2022. Soybean producers will have until August 15, 2022 to vote on the following nominees:
District 3 Candidate: Kevin Bork, Grand Marais
Adams, Crawford, Grant, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Sauk and Vernon counties.
District 4 candidate: Jonathan Gibbs, Fox Lake
Columbia, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Waushara and Winnebago counties.
District 5 Candidate: Patrick M. Mullooly, Clinton
Dane, Green, Iowa, and Lafayette and Rock counties.
DATCP will send ballots to eligible soybean growers the week of July 11, 2022. Growers who have not received a ballot by July 25, 2022 can request one by contacting Debbie Gegare, Program Coordinator orders at DATCP Marketplace, at (608) 224-5116 or [email protected]. Completed ballots must be mailed to WI DATCP, Marketing Order Program, PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708 and postmarked no later than August 15, 2022.
Elected producers will serve a three-year term beginning September 1, 2022.
About the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board
The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board is made up of seven growers in seven districts across the state. The council oversees the collection and use of approximately $2 million in assessment fees paid by Wisconsin soybean growers. 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/.
The DATCP administers elections for Wisconsin commodity boards. To learn more about market order panels, visit https://datcp.wi.gov/