By Terry Fries Commodity News Service Canada CNS Canada – Organic crops now in the ground in Western Canada look decent, outside of the worst-hit areas where dry conditions will likely cut into yields. But the situation could have been much worse, say organic buyers who are watching crop progress closely, were it not for […]
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 […]
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.
By Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Winnipeg, March 31 (CNS Canada) – New crop organic bids have started to emerge in Western Canada, setting the market up for growing pulse production, while stockpiles of grain put a damper on values. Read more: Organic Price Quotes: Late March Pulses still strong The 2016 International Year of Pulses is […]
Organic prices are updated on a monthly basis. Read more: Pulses reign in new crop, grains grounded by stocks
By John Greig OrganicBiz staff One of the biggest challenges for organic farmers is coming up with the complex crop rotations that help them manage nutrients, markets and environmental impacts. Katherine Stanley, a research associate at the University of Manitoba, outlined the multiple factors organic farmers need to take into consideration when determining their crop […]