Need a nitrogen fix? Consider fababeans for your next crop

By Karen Briere OrganicBiz staff Regina – Organic farmers who are looking for the biggest nitrogen gain from adding a pulse to their rotation might want to consider fababeans. Saskatchewan provincial special crops specialist Dale Risula told a recent workshop for organic producers that while all pulses fix nitrogen, fababeans are at the top of […]

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Delayed harvest has mixed effect on organic prices

By Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Excess moisture at the tail end of the growing season has had a varied effect on organic spot prices. Scarcity of pulses is driving values higher, while feed grains are moving lower. Read more: Organic Price Quotes: Late November Pulses Despite an increase in seeded area, excess moisture during the final weeks […]