Prices for ginseng are the highest in decades, and nearly a dozen buyers from China, Hong Kong, Singapore and both U.S. coasts are in Marathon County to bargain on the root.
Wisconsin produces about 95 percent of the nation's ginseng. Marathon County, with its rich topsoil and rock and granite to help drainage, produces about 85 percent of Wisconsin's crop.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.