World Leaders in Marathon Co. to Bargain on Ginseng

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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.


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