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National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: April 12

USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News – Compared to two weeks ago, feed grade corn demand and activity moderate, trading five cents higher FOB with the bulk of market activity on forward contracts. Feed grade soybean demand and activity moderate, trading 1.04 lower FOB. Trend on feed wheat not available due to lack of comparable […]

Three ways to manage tough weeds on organic farms

Using green manure, increasing seeding rates, and incorporating mechanical weed control can help organic producers manage weeds on their operations By Jennifer Blair OrganicBiz staff The biggest challenge on Steve Snider’s organic farm is weeds — and killing them properly isn’t a one-size-fits-all operation. “The key to remember in organics is there’s no one answer,” […]

Organic grain, cattle production can make good partners

By Brenda Frick OrganicBiz contributor Grain and livestock production go well together. It works both ways: introducing organic grain production onto the ranch can provide a valuable market stream. Integration of cattle into grain farming can improve sustainability. For a livestock producer considering pasture renovation, or re-seeding of hay land, organic grain production can be […]