2012 Ginseng Prices
sparks boy

Montgomery, AL

#91 Jan 28, 2014
My gandpa went yo a national forrest throughout thr 70s and 80s.....respectfully transporting this plant whole.....always leaving some....I remember him talking of this. He even transported loafs and loads of soil. He had avfamous wild flower garden that had visitors from all 48 states in the mainland. Anyway....he died in 2010. Well...unless thieves have been back there it has a two acre plot with hundreds of places he planted roots. Since its been 20 yrs since he could tend it would all the plant be gone? I remember the place had many moles. He despised the moles. By the way...he was 97 in 2010. What a man....never worked for a company....raised 4 boys off the land....all after getting married at 42....to a 17 yr old. Times have changed.
Hem

Barbourville, KY

#92 Jan 28, 2014
Who buys Sane now
sengman 67

United States

#93 Jan 28, 2014
Sorry to say that sang that your grandpa planted years ago is probably gone even on private property, its sad , but memories are stronger than any poacher or thief.you can sell you sang to a dealer in your state for instance just look it up on the internet ginseng buyers in your specific state, when you sell seng in the fall and you have ginseng from a previous time , a local buyer told me he can only buy ftom the current year, not sure how they could tell but thats what I was told.
fuh que

Keavy, KY

#94 Jan 29, 2014
root diggers and tree barkers are just tresspassers and thieves, nothing cool about "living off the land" if you do it by stealing.
sengman 67

United States

#95 Jan 29, 2014
Thats true and I have been guilty of it the past, the ginseng that a landowner has might be his or her rtirement fund or for their children.I am concentrating on the growing part of it now.
BrokeMan

Morganton, NC

#96 Jan 30, 2014
@jojo My house ;)
jonesy

Shelbyville, IN

#98 Feb 5, 2014
I make a decent living digging ginseng and other roots overharvest and digging inmature root is making it harder every year
monkey pop

United States

#99 Feb 6, 2014
I've got two springer spaniels that sniff out and dig sang any time of the year but I usually only do it during season so I can replant the seeds. I turn them loose and sit in a chair and let them do their thing. Its best to use bird dogs because they are gental with the roots and don't scar them with their teeth. I make enough with the two dogs that I only work a few months a year and then hunt and fish the rest of the year. Granted those few months are crazy.
sengman 67

United States

#100 Feb 7, 2014
A ginseng dog would be so awesome, teach him to bark only at three pronged plants. I know what you mean when I used to hunt it with my buddies i would pull up little twos so they or no one else would find them, to try to conserve the plant .
Jarhead1371

Utica, NY

#101 Feb 8, 2014
waldy wrote:
<quoted text> im from upstate ny...and ginseng grows wild in my back yard can i sell it and where


Im also in upstate ny. You know if any buyers? If so we could work something out.
sengman 67

United States

#103 Feb 9, 2014
I dont know where you dig or sell your seng but you can make big money from digging seng, I have never seen it go for as much as its going for green now, mainly cause I always dried it out before selling.
diggin fools

Keavy, KY

#104 Feb 10, 2014
sengman 67 wrote:
I dont know where you dig or sell your seng but you can make big money from digging seng, I have never seen it go for as much as its going for green now, mainly cause I always dried it out before selling.
bullsh*t .. you thieves are liars too arent you .. yall are to lazy to work ..
sengman 67

United States

#105 Feb 10, 2014
Anybody has stupid comments keep them to to yourselves I work full time harder than anyone in this forum , the sengers in kentucky Indiana tennessee and every othetrstate are mostly honest hard working people that dig sang as a hobby, we cant help it that your too stupid or too lazy to go out and try to find a plant that god put in the woods for a reason.I only hunt it where I have permission.Im growing it now and I dont like poachers either.
how much

United States

#106 Feb 11, 2014
Does it sell for by the pound around Nashville tn
sengman 67

United States

#107 Feb 11, 2014
Most buyers buy it dry, season where i live in southern Indiana starts Sept1st you can sell it until March31st the following year.
Jr sampler

Powell, TN

#108 Feb 13, 2014
They paying 1000 dollars a pound last night on Appalachian outlaws
sengman 67

United States

#109 Feb 13, 2014
Yeah i seen that, Tony said it was fresh ginseng or green but when he dumped into the barrell it looked dry and there was a lttle dust at the end.I love that show I dont like the misconception it puts on sengers , cause people rely on it also as an income helper, I could understand the anger if someone stole it from me after years of growing.I have been hunting since 1982.Im growing it now behind my girlfriends house mainly for my sons college fund and maybe more.
Jr sampler

Powell, TN

#110 Feb 14, 2014
Paying 1500 hundred last night
sengman 67

United States

#111 Feb 14, 2014
I seen 1400 a pound .28,000 for 20lb... wow
Christiansin

United States

#112 Feb 14, 2014
How in the world would you be able to tell the difference in home grown or wild ginseng, if your mimicking the conditions of the wild ginseng??????

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