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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 […]

Organic prices holding steady through harvest

Prices would normally be pressured lower this time of year but weather and quality issues could offset volumes By Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Despite the ongoing harvest, most organic commodity prices are holding steady, bucking typical trends. But in coming months, quality issues could support select grains, while pressuring others. Related: Organic price quotes: Late September […]

Certified organic seed supply limited

By Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Organic farmers in Western Canada are turning to conventional seed as eager selling and limited production means few certified organic supplies are available for the growing season ahead, say industry specialists from across the Prairies. “Peas and lentils are getting nearly impossible to find in organic,” said Laura Telford, organic […]