Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: May 24

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 […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

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,” […]