American Association for the Advancement of Science – In two of the first large-scale, field-realistic studies to date, researchers in Europe and Canada have affirmed what’s been hypothesized about neonicotinoids — that prolonged exposure to these insecticides negatively affects bees. Their results reveal that local environment and species influence the impact of these widely used […]
Compared to two weeks ago, FOB grower bids on organic feed corn 8.00-8.25, feed soybeans 16.00-18.00, feed wheat 7.00-7.50. Feed corn traded 17 cents higher FOB with demand moderate on light trade. Feed soybean trades ranged 16.00-18.00 FOB on moderate demand and activity. No trend available for feed or food wheat due to lack of […]
Elsevier – Consumer demand for organic milk recently surpassed the available supply, with sales of organic products reaching $35 billion in 2014 and continuing to rise. As farms transition to organic production to meet demand, feeding strategies will need to be adapted to meet USDA National Organic Program requirements. Currently, agriculture accounts for approximately 9 […]
Compared to two weeks ago, FOB grower bids on organic feed corn 8.00, feed soybeans 16.75-17.00, and bids for feed wheat delivered elevator ranging 8.00-9.00 as demand increased. Feed corn traded one cent higher FOB with demand moderate on active trade. Feed soybean trades ranged 17.00-18.00 FOB on moderate demand and activity. Corn and soybean […]
By Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff As seeding starts—or in some cases, stalls—Canada’s organic market is holding seasonally steady. But current conditions could play a role further into the growing season. Producers are watching crop and market conditions for cues on which crops to grow, which means a bounce in oilseed and oat production is expected […]
USDA – Compared to two weeks ago, grower bids on feed grade organic corn 8.25 FOB. Feed grade corn demand and activity good, trading 31 cents higher FOB. Feed grade soybean demand and activity light, trading 17.10-17.75 FOB. Bids mostly 17.50 to 18.00 delivered elevator. Rainy conditions have delayed corn and soybean planting process across […]
Since 2012, the Prairie Organic Grain Initiative has collected organic grain prices and made the charts below to show price trends that have occurred over the years. To see the organic price histories of the commodities listed, click on the images below.
USDA – Compared to two weeks ago, feed grade corn demand and activity moderate, trading 8 cents higher FOB. Bids mostly 7.00 to 8.00 FOB with east coast bids 10.00 to 10.50 delivered. Activity was lighter than the prior period due to long positions and planting. Feed grade soybean demand and activity light, with no trend […]