Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: January 17

USDA – Compared to four weeks ago, feed grade corn demand and activity good, trading 35 cents higher. Forward contract activity moderate. Feed grade soybean demand and activity moderate, trading 29 cents higher. Light forward contract activity. Soybean meal demand good on limited trade activity. Soybean oil trade too limited to trend, but firm undertones […]

New report highlights organic acres on Prairies

There are 1.4 million certified acres and 1,499 organic operations across the three Prairie provinces By Lorraine Stevenson OrganicBiz staff Western Canadian organic acreage appears to be stuck in neutral. Since 2014 the acreage has hovered around 1.4 million acres across the three Prairie provinces, according to Jill Guerra, research and special projects co-ordinator with […]

Can organic no till work in the field?

Environmental benefit is part of organic market value, but organic weed management usually means tillage, commonly considered a black mark for soil health. Is there a middle ground? By Alexis Stockford OrganicBiz staff Hairy vetch may be the key to reducing tillage in organic farming, at least in the short term. Martin Entz, a professor […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: October 11

USDA – Compared to two weeks ago, feed grade corn demand good, trading 48 cents lower as feed mills continue to fill positions getting to new crop. Forward contracting active. Feed grade soybean demand and activity very light. No forward contract activity. Soybean meal trade too limited to trend, but steady undertones noted. Food wheat […]