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National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: April 11

USDA – Compared with two weeks ago, trade activity and demand on organic feed grade corn and soybeans moderate to good. Forward contract activity for new crop is limited compared to two weeks ago. Feed grade corn traded 1.16 lower. No trend available on feed grade soybeans or wheat. Soybean meal and oil activity light […]

40,000 acre farm goes organic

High price of crop inputs drives decision to convert to organic production By Robert Arnason There are 25 grain bins in Travis Heide’s farmyard, including six massive ones with a capacity of 70,000 bushels each. In total, the bins can store around 550,000 bu. of grain. That’s enough for 10,000 acres of spring wheat, assuming […]

Organic growers have bigger economic cushion

Lower costs and higher prices make organic producers more economically resilient according to provincial figures By Lorraine Stevenson  OrganicBiz staff Organic growers can still turn a tidy profit in 2018, according to Manitoba Agriculture cost-of-production figures released at Ag Days. Roy Arnott, a provincial farm management specialist, said it all comes down to what crops […]