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Dr Jiang featured on China's national TV-CCTV
CCTV证券资讯频道《成功之路》节目特写姜博士的故事


May 31,2015. Marathon Wi. Dr. Ming Tao Jiang, founder of Marathon Ginseng International Inc is featured on China's PBS, CCTV, on May 31, 2015. His story was told by the program "Road to Sucess" which features renowned individuals in their pursuit of life's goals as an inspiration for the younger generation.

马拉松参业与中国中央电视台合作拍摄的"人参"纪录片正在CCTV-10热播! 时间:八月十一~十四,2014 美中时间 8 AM/7.45 pM
CCTV documentary "Ginseng" is shown in China Aug 11~14,2014

 纪录片《人参》作为中国第一部系统、全面展示“百草之王”的影片,将从历史、人文、社会、民俗、科技等角度,全方位解读这种神秘而古老的传奇神草。
    本片采用纪录片的创作手法,深入到中国、韩国和美国民众的家庭生活中,展现人参在各国的发展历史,讲述他们与人参的情缘故事。通过高科技的影像手段,首次实现了在原始森林中采用航拍器跟拍人物,并采用延时摄影技术记录人参从播种到结果的生长过程。与此同时,从全球的维度,揭示了中国人参与韩国高丽参、美洲西洋参在自然习性、文化意识和环境保护等方面的相似与差异。
  本片将以4集,每集55分钟的容量,分别从以下四个角度深度揭秘人参这一神奇的植物。本片4集分别为:《人参*传奇》、《人参*田园》、《人参*本味》、《人参*密码》。愿意跟姜博进山抬棒槌的请关注CCTV.com十频道。移动设备可下载iOS or android CCTV app.

Feb 15, 2014:中国中央电视台纪录片频道与马拉松国际蔘业联合拍摄纪录片"威斯康辛西洋参", 将于2014年播出并发行全球 China Central Television and Marathon Ginseng Co-Produce a Special Documentary on "Wisconsin Ginseng"

CCTV in action

CCTV (China's PBS) and Marathon Ginseng International teamed up to produce the first comprehensive coverage of Wisconsin Ginseng. The CCTV crew headed by Director Lan Shi was on site in Wisconsin in Oct 2013. Their coverage includes the history, tradition and current practice of Wisconsin ginseng industry. The documentary team visited the historic site of Wisconsin ginseng pioneers from 100 years ago, the Fromm Brothers, as well as interviewed the Monk Family. They were able to shoot scenes in Northwoods of Wisconsin about how wild ginseng is harvested and protected. It's expected to be distributed globally and broadcast on CCTV in Fall 2014.



2013 HARVEST EXPECTED TO BE MODEST and PRICE HIGHER

Aug 25, 2013, Marathon, WI. A rainy and humid Spring and Summer has wreaked hovac to ginseng plants from seedlings to mature crops,as they prefer moist but not wet soil. As a result, price bidding for prime ginseng has come earlier than previous seasons. The 2013 harvest is expected to be better than 2012 which had the worst yield in recent memories, price is expected to be significantly higher as market demands outgrow harvest for Wisconsin ginseng.


NEW GINSENG PLANTS SHOW FULL VIGOR in 2013

June 10, 2013. Marathon, WI. Despite a cooler than usual Spring, ginseng plants return to full life, well and sound. Daily routine returns to normal maintenece and care at Marathon Ginseng Gardens after 3 busy weeks of raising the sun shade to shield the new plants from the summer sun, Along with the new season, we have welcomed many VIPs to the farm, to share the sights and sounds at the Gardens and the life stories of a ginseng farmer, Marathon Style!


Oct 23, 2012:2012 Harvest Lowest On Record But Highest in Price in Decades

Marathon WI. The 2012 ginseng harvest season is over for most farmers. The severe draught this year and May freeze 3 years ago have resulted in the lowest crop harvest in decades. It is estimated only 300,000 pounds of ginseng is produced in Wisconsin in 2012. Higher demands from China and tighter supply have created another season of near historic high prices not seen since the 1980s, The new harvest is beling cooled and dried and will hit the market soon with their super aroma unique to Marathon Ginseng!


Export of Ginseng power and tea by mail order is free from CITES requirements 蔘粉参茶国际邮递不受美国海关限制!


May 10, 2012, Wausau WI.American Ginseng or Panax Quinquefolium is an endangered species and its international trade is regulated by CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora). Lately, many customers have tried to send packages of American Ginseng to loved ones in China but had their gifts seized by the US authority.
At the recent conference held on May 10 in Wausau, WI organized by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, participants from CITES and US Department of Agriculture (USDA)clarified that processed American ginseng products, like ginseng powder, tea, and candy in small packages, can be exported via mail without the requirements of an export license. They will not be subjected to seizure at the border by the US. Personal effects (ginseng that you carry with you traveling) are allowed as usual. Wild American ginseng will require a CITES permit to be exported. It is cautioned that these polcies are subjected to individual interpretations by the US inspectors


Nov 6, 2011.

Marathon Ginseng Proudly Sponsored the 4th Wisconsin Chinese GOlf Open Championship!

Amid the strong wind and chilly weather, 33 golfers from Greater MIlwaukee area and Chicago competed in a friendly championship at Ironwood Golf Club in Sussex, Wisconsin. After 18 holes of fiece competion, Kao Vang from Sheboygan Hmong community won the championship with a score of 85, William Huang came in the second place and Shanlong "the Cannon" Hu came in the third place. Na Ning from Chicago won the lady's competion. Thw winners were presented trophies as well of gifts of Wild Ginseng from Dr. Jiang of Marathon Ginseng International.
Dr. Jiang (left) presented the trophy and a gift of Wild Ginseng to Kao Vang (second from left) the winner of 2011 Wisconsin Chinese Golf Open, 11/06/2011

Sept. 4, 2011.

Chinese world champions visiting the farm!

Six world women'schampions studying at University of Wisconsin-Madison visited our ginseng garden at the Monk Farm. Among them, World Kayaking Champion Zhong Hongyan, World Swimming Champions zhou Yafei and Tang Jingzhi, World Curling Champions Zhou Yan and liu Yin, World Taikwondo Champion Wang Suo, World Weight Lifting Champion Qiu Hongxia (48 kG), along with the Chinese wresting coach Wang Delong. The guests were warmly received by the Monk family, who has a traditon of winning state championship in wresting. The guests were excited to visit a ginseng farm for the first time. They followed the traditional Chinese ritual of tying a red thread on the ginseng stem before digging and picking the red berries. It's a life time experience for the visitors.

World Champion Weight Lifter Qiu HongXia at the Garden, 09/2011

(June 7, 2011)

China CCTV Visits the Farm!

A crew from the China Central Television (CCTV) visited the Marathon Ginseng Gardens recently and interviewed Dr. Jiang about our ginseng distribution and community service. The guests toured our ginseng gardens and were impressed by the green ginseng plants in full bloom, surrounded by deep forests. CCTV is China's equivalent of PBS.
Dr.Jiang being interviewed by China's Central Television, Aug 2011.

March 5, 2011. Marathon Ginseng Gardens proudly supported the performance of Madison Chinese Cultural Association at the Madison Overture International Festival. Traditional Chinese dances and music by Erhu and GuZheng were presented to the full house audiance. To watch their performance, you may watch it here.



Nov. 27, 2010. Internationally-acclaimed opera singer Baritone Sun Yu was invited by Marathon Ginseng International to perform at Sharon Lynn Wilson Performing Arts Center in Brookfield, Wisconsin on Nov 27, 2011.

Nov 11, 2010. Dr. Jiang, President of Marathon Ginseng International, gave a a talk on "Medical Research: a review of the past 20 years" to doctors and graduate students in Zhejing Children's Hospital in Hangzhou China. He was invited by Dr. Shu Qiang, VP of the Hospital and Dr. Zhu Shankuan, Exectiev Dean of Public Health, Zhejiang University.

Dr. Jiang with Dr. Shu in Hangzhou China, Nov 11, 2010


Oct 6, 2010. A group of VIPs from Beijing including Mr. Wu Li of Toward Group visited Marathon Ginseng Garden. The guests visited the farm and saw ginseng being dug. They had fun picking up ginseng behind the plough. This is their first visit to a ginseng farm in Wisconsin. The Toward group purchased the Northridge Mall in Milwaukee last Year.

Sept 18, 2010, Menasha, WI. Marathon Ginseng International proudly sponsored of the Moon Festival Cooking Competition of Northeastern Wisconsin Chinese Association (NEWCA.org). The winners including Dr. Bo Shi for his tofu curd sheets and Dr. Shu-Ping Zeng of steamed flour and meat balls. Dr. Jiang presented a seminar on Seasonal Affective Disorder and the potential benefit of Ginseng in combatting it during the long Wisconsin winter.

Sept 12, 2010. Marathon Ginseng International is the proud sponsor of the Third Milwaukee Chinese Times Open Golf Championship held in Kettle Hills in Richfield WI. About 20 golfers from around Wisconsin participated in the friendly. Each winner was presented with a unique bouquet of Ginseng plants with green leaves and red berries by Dr. Ming Tao Jiang, Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper and President of Marathon Ginseng International.

Golf Open Winners (left) and Sherry Liu, the golf Queen (right) with Dr. Ming Tao Jiang, Sept. 11, 2010


Sept 5, 2010. Nine prominent scientists/physicians have accepted our invitation to serve on the board of scientific advisors. We appreciate their support and enthusiasm about Ginseng research.