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Ginseng facts

  • Varieties: American, Asian and Siberian.
  • Products: Supplements, teas and energy drinks sold in the United States usually are made from Asian or Siberian ginseng. The Siberian type is a cheaper, less potent plant than the others.
  • Exports: Almost all American ginseng is sold to Asia, totaling about 2 million pounds in 2001. Ginseng found in the wild is the most potent and valuable, but U.S. farmers also grow "wild simulated" or "woods grown" ginseng that is similar.

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Monday, June 16, 2003

Poachers strike Michigan's ginseng crop

JACKSON -- Camouflaged, motion-sensitive cameras are positioned in Michigan fields. Their owners keep crops hidden, even from neighbors.
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The reason for the vigilance: Poachers of ginseng, the wonder root prized as a supposed aphrodisiac, stimulant and cure-all.

A problem in the South for years, theft of the protected plant that fetches $350 a pound has spread to Michigan, stoking fears among the state's 400 growers and in state parks and forests.

"You don't want to give yourself the problem of letting people know you have ginseng," said Michael Hunter, a Jackson dealer who claims his family has hunted and farmed the root since 1812. "The best security is to keep your mouth shut."

Ginseng has been coveted through history, but perhaps never so much as now. In only a decade, herbal supplements such as ginseng, echinacea and St. John's wort have become a $4.2 billion annual industry. The type of ginseng that grows wild in the United States -- called American ginseng -- is the most desirable in all the world.

It's so valuable that an apparent ring of Chicago-based Korean immigrants is plundering woods near Lake Michigan dunes to find it. State conservation officers arrested 38 of the immigrants last summer on misdemeanor plant theft charges, including one man who came from South Korea on a 10-day visa.

Michigan is one of six states that bans picking wild ginseng, allowing only licensed growers to harvest field or woods-grown varieties that bring about $200 a pound. Prices are so high because ginseng is so coveted and rare.

Nearly extinct a decade ago, the wild plant appears to be rebounding slightly in Michigan, luring pluckers from Indiana and Illinois, which have been picked heavily.

"We're just scratching the surface," said Andy Bauer, a state Department of Natural Resources conservation officer. "Poaching has got to be an issue in state parks and private grounds all over the state"

Nationwide, about 2 million pounds overall is grown each year, and 95 percent of it is exported to Asia.

Prized root

Gnarled roots have rarely looked so lovely.

A glossy photo seized during one of last summer's arrests showed a piece of ginseng lying on black velvet. Also taken as evidence during that arrest were price sheets decorated with pictures of ginseng that were posed to look like dancing men.

"It was like a photo a guy would carry of his sweetheart or a big bass," Bauer said.

"This was a real prize. It was a trophy," agreed his boss, Sgt. Ronald Kimmerly.

Wild ginseng blooms in August and September, when a red berry forms on the distinctive green leaves. Harvested roots are usually 5 years old; some are up to 50 years old.

In the woods near Warren Dunes, south of Benton Harbor, conservation officers on patrol last summer discovered tiny dowel rods adorned with flags stuck in the dirt. At first blush, the scene could have passed for an orienteering class to teach compass and map skills.

Closer examination showed ginseng poachers were mapping the land for a clean sweep, Bauer said.

In coming weeks, officers spotted families fanning out into the woods with hoes or gardening tools. Others worked alone. Arrests proliferated once officers discovered the problem.

"Every time my officers drove through there, they were making arrests," Kimmerly said. "What's happening when we weren't there?"

Fines for picking wild ginseng in Michigan begin at $1,000 and can reach $10,000 for the subsequent offenses. Most of those ticketed pay the base fine, though some skip court dates.

Kimmerly is unsure if the 38 people nabbed last summer were part of a gang, though they were all Korean immigrants from the suburbs of Chicago.

"People are coming up from Indiana and Chicago because they know the lower half of Michigan has good wild ginseng," said Paul Hsu of Wausau, Wis., the largest U.S. ginseng grower and exporter.

Shadow business

By Hunter's reckoning, ginseng harvesting is "probably one of the last independent strongholds in the world."

The Jackson dealer traces his history through the root. His parents hunted it three days before he was born. They learned techniques from his grandfather, who learned it from his father and so on.

A rangy man who prides himself on living off the wilderness, Hunter no longer farms ginseng. He sells his Glacial Gold seeds to customers worldwide via a Web site he runs from a Jackson cabin heated with a wood stove.

"They call this the shadow business," he said. "Everyone's working every side they can, but no one's using the front door."

State legislators attempted to clear away some of the mystery in 1994 with the passage of the Michigan Ginseng Act, which banned the harvesting of wild ginseng and required state licenses for sellers of the farm-raised root.

Farmers don't need to get a license until they sell ginseng, though, and Lansing records list only six licensed growers in the entire state. Hunter said he sells seeds to 10 times that many farmers, and estimated about 400 people statewide grow the plant.

Secrecy prevails

Officially, Michigan growers sold 20,000 pounds of cultivated ginseng in 2001 for $1 million.

"Everyone is still very protective about ginseng," said John Hill of the state Department of Agriculture. "Everyone is secretive. No one wants people to harvest their crops."

Theft has been a problem for decades because ginseng grows in wild, hidden places, said Robert Gabel at the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife.

It's an even bigger issue in poorer places such as Kentucky, he said, speculating that law enforcement is just becoming more aware of the problem.

Hsu, the nation's largest dealer, agreed: "Twenty years ago, I wouldn't have even told you I grow ginseng. Nobody tells anyone anything."

Ginseng sting

Back at Warren Dunes in southwest Michigan, conservation officers plan a ginseng sting.

Sgt. Kimmerly is promising patrols by as many as eight officers and undercover operations to foil poachers. The Department of Natural Resources also is alerting officers at other state parks.

Enforcement could be a problem, though. The state's 213 conservation officers police 4 million acres of state forest, the largest amount in the nation.

"There's no doubt: Poaching is coming north," Kimmerly said. "We have to be ready."

You can reach Joel Kurth at (313) 222-2610 or jkurth@detnews.com.
 

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March 26 2006
 

                                                                   Dale G. Young / The Detroit News
Michael Hunter stores ginseng seeds at his home off Houghton Lake. The cancer survivor is dedicating his latter years to spreading growth of the prized root throughout Michigan's hardwood forests.

Revival of fabled ginseng quietly takes root in state
Herb that inspires thoughts of healing powers and riches grows back from near extinction.
Joel Kurth / The Detroit News

HOUGHTON LAKE -- One by one, ginseng seeds slowly slip through Michael Hunter's fingers.

His eyes grow big at the sight of thousands of tan and brown pellet-sized kernels overflowing from a cardboard box. In another life, he could be a pirate caressing shipwrecked gold coins -- loving them as much for their beauty as promise of wealth.

"Oh wow. Look at 'em," Hunter whispers. "See how that seed is grinning? That is one pretty seed."

Gnarled, bitter and seductive, woods-grown ginseng fetches $300 a pound and has been coveted for millennia. Lore claims its sale helped finance the American Revolution. Now, it's creeping back from near extinction in Michigan because of folks like Hunter.

Since beating cancer in 2003, he's been reborn as a self-styled Johnny Ginseng seed, dedicating his final years to spreading millions of seeds in hidden corners of Michigan's hardwood forests.

But the root prized by Asians for balancing yin and yang and credited with boosting immune systems is returning in the shadows -- so secretively Michigan agricultural agents barely acknowledge the existence of the state's 300 growers.

The shades are drawn as Hunter inspects seeds in his house off Houghton Lake, perhaps with good reason. Illegal to harvest in Michigan from 1973-95 -- and still a misdemeanor to pick on public lands -- ginseng hasn't shaken its reputation as a backdoor business teeming with poachers, cheats and cutthroats.

They're drawn to eye-popping prices: Roots that live 60, 70 or 100 years can fetch thousands of dollars. Potato blight and over-harvesting by scavengers decimated wild Michigan ginseng in the '60s. Foragers included Hunter, the latest in a family line of pickers he dates to the War of 1812.

"You might say I emptied the register once and now I can fill it up again," says Hunter, 62, a onetime forester, gold miner, circus-camel herder and Skid Row beat cop in his hometown of Jackson.

"I can bring it back, doing my modern-day Johnny Appleseed thing with ginseng."
By his reckoning, he's put 56 million plants in the ground in the past 10 years from Missouri to Montreal. Now, he's focusing solely on Michigan, working from a secret root cellar in Tustin next to his 115-acre "ginseng showplace" and slowly spreading his way north from East Lansing.

'BRING GINSENG'

If anyone knows how much American ginseng -- Panax quinquefolius, perhaps the most desired strain in the world -- rests in Michigan soils near poplars and oaks, they're not telling.

Officially, state growers sold 20,000 pounds in 2001, the last year of available records.
"Interest in ginseng has definitely increased. People come to the forest and ask where it is. We don't tell them," says Jeff Pullen, resources officer of the Huron-Manistee National Forest in the northern Lower Peninsula.

"There's a lot out there, and it's making a remarkable comeback."

This year, managers of the 1-million-acre forest began a 12-year venture with three Michigan tribes to seed some 80,000 acres and "strengthen the virility" of existing ginseng, Pullen says.

American Indians have long used the root in ceremonies and as medicine. Credited with boosting immune systems and mental clarity, it's forever commanded a nice price -- as George Washington knew well.

"The war effort needs money, bring ginseng," he wrote Daniel Boone, according to the book "Woodland Nuggets of Gold."

For years, Asian markets dominated the ginseng trade. Taiwan alone imports $5 billion worth a year, according to the Canadian Trade Office of Tapei. Elsewhere, demand has soared with the takeoff of the herbal supplements industry, which usually relies on a less potent, cheaper strain of ginseng. Various estimates peg U.S. sales at $4 billion to $12 billion.

But the good stuff -- the wild stuff, one of more than 20 grades of ginseng -- has been illegal to pick in Michigan since 1973's U.S. Endangered Species Act. Nineteen states allow limited culls, but ginseng was illegal to pluck -- even on private lands -- in Michigan until 1995. Harvesting planted roots is now OK.

"I swear to God, that's what broke my father's heart," Hunter says. "I don't think he ever enjoyed life again."

'Only poachers profit'

His father, Harold Hunter, died in the mid-1980s, long after passing on to his son a love of the twisty, multi-tentacled root.

Hunter says "ginseng has always been a big part of my life one way or another," but he's guarded about his activities during the time picking was outlawed in Michigan. He admits being approached with deals and "chauffeuring a few Chinese men," but denies ever poaching.

"Why, that would have been illegal," he says with a grin.

Plundering is such an issue in the South that rangers sometimes color roots with dyes to track them. In 2002, Michigan conservation officers busted a ring of 38 Korean immigrants picking through Lake Michigan dunes near Benton Harbor.

The arrests "acted as a deterrent," but state officers suspect thieves may be moving north up the coastline, says Mary Dettloff, spokeswoman of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

'Karma tied to success'
Some experts claim growing ginseng to get rich is a fool's errand: The crop takes at least five years to mature and is vulnerable to insects, rot, deer and its natural fragility. Growing best in shade in older, mineralized subsoils, plants get to about 2 feet tall. Their roots reach 3-8 inches.

"It's certainly not trouble-free. There are many challenges," says Mary Hausbeck, a Michigan State University professor who studies cultivated ginseng.

An Upper Peninsula operation has tried for years to profit off ginseng, says Joe Heil, president of the Ginseng Board of Wisconsin.
He invested $35,000 planting 700 pounds of seed on 10 acres."
I thought it would be a cash cow," he says. "I won't lose money, but would I do it again?"
He pauses and never answers his own question. But the possibility remains and tantalizes.

Hunter says he's spent more than a decade perfecting his seeds, cross-breeding generation after generation from thriving woods plants into a wonder seed. He boasts a germination rate of some 90 percent, which Heil deems "impossible" but Pullen and others don't discount.

Barron xxxxxxx, a Montreal engineer, paid $10,000 to plant 100 pounds of Hunter's seeds in 2004. This fall, he plans to recoup his investment by pulling 5,000 2-year-old roots and selling them for $2 apiece. Theoretically, his 30 acres one day may be worth $4 million.

Hunter's live-in companion, Bobbie Squires, assists with his business operations and operates the Web site, www.ginseng-seed.com. New to the industry, she's seen how it affects men. At first, they're intrigued. Then, the plant's distinctive strawberry-like leaves and red berries bloom.

"They see all that money in the berries and everything changes," Squires says.
Hunter knows the feeling. He's proud to call ginsengers "the last true independent Americans," but knows they inhabit a "Wild West" world.

He may have his toes in it, but Hunter calls himself a simple seed man who knows better than to ask many questions. His focus is singular: a Michigan woods teeming with bitter, glorious ginseng. It can happen, he says, one seed at a time.
"Some people can't get the image out of their minds that people are pilfering the woods, like we're hunting rhinos," he says. "But this should be a legacy to our children and grandchildren. There really is something to ginseng. I've survived too long and too much for there not to be."
You can reach Joel Kurth at (313) 222-2610 or jkurth@detnews.com.

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For " Fast" Personal Service, 
Use Our
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"Toll Free"
1-800-430-2939

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Included With Your Order
The "Ginseng Growers Guide" by Michael Hunter.  Should be Planted in an Area of about 10 Acres or Less.
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For 20 Acres or More Of High Hardwood Forest

100 # "Glacial Gold" American Ginseng (Appo. 7,200,000) Seeds & 
2,500
"Glacial Gold" "Wild Simulated"
3 Year Old American Ginseng Roots.
Reg. $12,149.95 
"Fall Special $11,499.95"
Includes Up To 500 Mile Travel Expense
E-Mail  or  
Glacial Ginseng Company Order Form

For " Fast" Personal Service, 
Use Our
Preferred Ordering Method 
"Toll Free"
1-800-430-2939

  7 AM To 7 PM E.S.T
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The Ginseng Growers Guide by Michael Hunter $12.95

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"Free Visual Site "
Evaluations
With A  Camera 

A  service being offered by Glacial Ginseng Company is a visual site evaluation from pictures taken with a camera.   A question that I am being asked is "do I have a good site for growing ginseng?" one picture is worth a thousand words, and so what I am proposing to do is to have you go to your woods and starting in the southwest corner, walk towards the northeast corner, at about 2:00 in the afternoon. 

Take pictures to your left and to your right as you walk.  The number of pictures is kind of up to you and depends on how big a piece of land you are working with, shoot up the rest of the film that is in your camera, a half a dozen good pictures on a ten acre woods should give me an idea of what your site is like.  Adjust the number of pictures by the size of your woods.   Have someone stand about 20 yards away and try to get the bottom of their feet just nicely in the picture.  Take some pictures of some of the places that you think ginseng might do well in and I will evaluate those. 
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After evaluation of your pictures and judging from the shade, etc. I will promptly mail you a report that will have my suggestions as to the light requirements and other improvements that you might do to your site, that would improve your chances for successfully growing ginseng, (of course, I will also tell you if your site is not suitable for ginseng growing).

Send to:
Site Evaluation
GLACIAL GINSENG CO.
P.O. Box 122
Houghton Lake Mi. 48629

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For Fast Personal Service, Call Us " Toll Free" 1-800-430-2939

Glacial Ginseng Co. Is Now "Buying" 
"Fresh Picked" 5 To 7 Year Old Woods Grown" 
"Ginseng" Roots "$48.00 A Pound,  "Green" Equivalent To "$168.00 " "Dried"

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1-800-430-2939 "Toll Free"
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"Have Seeder, Will Travel" 
Custom Planting And Site Preparation
 
Consulting Services Available

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Michael Hunter 
38 Years Of Experience
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Illene "Bobbie" Squires 
Office Management
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Brittany "The Grandkid" Shipping and Receiving 
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Custom Planting And site Preparation 
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Consulting & Forest Management Services 
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Site Preparation
11/01/04
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Our Little Bulldozer Does a Nice Job 
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46 Maple Trees Paid For 100#s Of Seed & 2500 Rootlets
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West Branch Mi.
10/03/04
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Come On Up And Take A Look
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17 Mos. After My Colon Surgery
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Just Great To Be In The Woods Again
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"Glacial Gold" Ginseng Seeds
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Anderson In.  04'
Nice Light Good Soil 
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 Seed Planting $20.00 Per Pound
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No Matter Who Gets To Drive
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Disking In Seeds After Planting
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"Glacial Gold"
Ginseng
Roots
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Hand Planting Rootlets 
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Chip Vac For Bed Mulching 
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Planted 3 Commercial Jobs This Fall
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Makes A Tough Little Bulldozer
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52" Disc You Need 500 cc Or Better
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3 Or 4 Passes And You Have A  #1 Seed Bed
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Ready To Go To Quebec 11/8/04
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Doing Some Hand Planting In Quebec
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Got Stuck A Time Or Two
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Had A Really Great Time 
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Beautiful Site, 
Great Hosts
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I Will Be Back Next Spring
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For Pictures And More Great Food
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Enough Seeds For 3 Commercial Jobs This Spring
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Safely Stored In Our Root Cellar
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Kept At A Constant 46 Degrees F.
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This Spring's "Glacial Gold"
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Just Doesn't Get Any Better
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Got To -10 F. The Other Night
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Getting Ready To Go To Tn, Leaving 01/03/05
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Planted April 28th 2004 Picture Taken 06/17/04

The Seed Business  Has always Been Where The Money Is

A Cure For Diabetes 
and Obesity?

Public release date: 24-May-2002
Contact: John Easton
jeaston@uchospitals.edu
773-702-6241
University of Chicago Medical Center

Ginseng berry extract shows promise for Diabetes, Obesity.

An extract from the ginseng berry shows real promise in treating diabetes and obesity, reports a research team from the University of Chicago's Tang Center for Herbal Medicine Research. In the June issue of the journal Diabetes, they show that the extract completely normalized blood glucose levels, improved sensitivity to insulin, lowered cholesterol levels, and decreased weight by reducing appetite and increasing activity levels in mice bred to develop diabetes.
Ginseng Berry Extract, A Cure For Diabetes and Obesity?
For More Info Please 
"Click Here"


Ginseng Plants Start Producing Seeds In Their Second Year and Full Seed Pods In Their 4th Year.  
30 To 35 Berries To The Pod, 2 To 3 Seeds To Berry and Appo. 7200 Seeds To The Pound. Old Rule Of Thumb, 1 Pound Of Seeds Per 100 Plants.

"American Ginseng Berry Capsules"
Glacial Ginseng Co. Is Pleased To Offer "Roots To Health's"
 
"Seng Berry" 
Diabetic & Obesity Aid 
American Ginseng Berry From Wisconsin
Doctor Yuan From The University Of Chicago's Tang Center For Herbal Medicine Research Claims That The Ginseng Berry Could Normalize Blood Glucose Levels, Improve Insulin Sensitivity And Lower Weight By Helping To Reduce Appetite.
We Have A Very Limited Supply For This Season, So You Might Want To Think About A 12 Bottle Case. 

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60 Capsules (500 mg each) 
American Ginseng Berry Powder 450 mg 
Asian Ginseng Berry Powder 50 mg
Over 5 % Total Ginsenosides and Re Is Over 40% Of The Total Ginsenosides.  Research Shows Re Is Responsible For Normalizing Blood Sugar.
Made In The USA
$21.95 Plus S&H

Glacial Ginseng Company Order Form
All Major and Foreign Credit Cards 
Are Accepted.
"Toll Free"
1-800-430-2939

"We Want Your Feed Back Special"
12 Bottle Case  Reg. $263.40
$229.95 Plus S&H
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Glacial Ginseng Co. Will Be Purchasing Fresh Picked Ginseng Seeds And Berry Pulp For Next Falls Crop. 
Interested Growers Please Drop Us A
E-Mail For Details.

Panax Newsletter Number 32
"For More Info About This"

Grow Your Own.
We continue to have emails asking about the ginseng berry pulp powder; our best information at this point is that the best to get the berries is to grow your own  Three Year Old "Glacial Gold" Rootlets Planted This Spring Will Produce Seeds and Pulp This Fall.  Course look at it this way, you have your own supply of the berry pulp (just separate it from the seeds and dry in your home dehydrator) and you have the money from selling your seeds or you can plant them and raise more "Glacial Gold" Ginseng. 

Growers Tip; 

by Michael Hunter 
Owner of Glacial Ginseng Co.
1 Bushel of Ginseng Berries Weights Appo. 65 Pounds and Will Produce 8 Pounds of Ginseng Seed.  It Takes 8 Pounds Of Ginseng Berry Pulp To Produce 1 Pound Of Dried Ginseng Berry Powder and 10 Pounds of Dried Ginseng Berry Powder To Make 1 Pound Of Dried Ginseng Berry Extract.  Every 100 Ginseng Plants Should Produce 1 Pound Ginseng Seeds.
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American Veneer Company 
Specialists in Veneer Quality Hardwoods

Updated 01/14/05 

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Michael Hunter, The "Ginsengman"
Black Walnut Veneer Log '93
"We Are Now Buying" 
Furniture Grade And Veneer Quality Standing Hardwood Timber 
Black Walnut, Cherry, Hard Maple, Red Oak, White Oak and Some Ash.
Trees must be at least 54" in circumference at chest height and 8' from the ground to the bottom of the first defect, cat face or limb.
Trees over 100" in circumference have started to over mature and the price per board foot starts to drop rapidly.
Due to the high cost of moving equipment  we must have a minimum of 75 trees, which can usually be met on a 20 acre woods and leave the woods with the right light for growing ginseng. We will not over Harvest any woods for any reason.
We offer full payment in advance, conscientious logging practices, and maximum utilization of all trees harvested. 
"Will Trade Ginseng Seeds For Trees"

If You Are Within 700 Miles 
"Houghton Lake Michigan"

Give Us A Call "1-800-430-2939"

Positions Available As Part Time Purchasing Agents.
American Veneer Company Specialists Veneer Quality Hardwoods
"For More Info" Click Here

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Glacial Ginseng Company Order Form
All Major Credit Cards  Are Accepted.
We Except C.O.D.s and You May Pay The Mail Person With Your Personal Check.

Glacial Ginseng Company
  
Northern Office: 989-366-8567  
P.O. Box 13
Prudenville Mi. 48651

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During the Fall's Planting Season, we are standing by to take your orders and credit card information  from
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST.. Monday through Saturday.  (Personal Checks and C.O.D.'s are also welcome.) Michael Hunter is often available to answer brief questions and take your order personally.   If you happen to be in the Jackson Michigan area, please feel free to stop by and pick up your rootlet orders in person.   Michael is usually around and likes to meet fellow ginseng growers.

For More Information on Growing Ginseng and Forestry Please Read The Following Pages.
Give a Hand To Endangered Species Every Where, Do your part.

Ginseng Growers Guide
by, Michael Hunter

"New Page"
Ginseng Berry Extract, A Cure For Diabetes and Obesity?

How to Grow Genetically Cross Bred "Glacial Gold" Ginseng Seed

Harvesting Veneer Timber and
Growing Ginseng in Sweet Spot's
Ginseng Planting Time, Site
Preparation and Maintenance
Planting Woods Grown "Glacial Gold" Ginseng Seeds By Hand and Commercially
Growing Ginseng In Your Back Yard and Under Artificial Shade About the Author and Glacial Ginseng Co. by Ilene Squires Panax Newsletter Archives, Links and Other Pages

Ginseng Seed Stratification and Adapting To Weather Changes 

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