By Alexis Stockford OrganicBiz staff For organic grain farmers without livestock such as Carnegie Farms north of Brandon, green manure has become a mainstay for nutrient management. Visitors to the fully organic operation’s field day Aug. 4 took in two green manure mixes, ranging from peas, beans, oats and buckwheat to a field with all […]
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 […]
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 Feed grains are dominating the organic market this month, as oversupply drives those values down. New crop speculation and weather talk has also emerged on the horizon. “Especially on the feed side, there’s just a lot of spring-thrashed grain out there that guys are just trying to move,” said Tristan […]
Organic prices are updated on a monthly basis. Read more: Pulses reign in new crop, grains grounded by stocks
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By Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Grains Heavy volumes are keeping a lid on organic grain prices, one trader says, but wet growing regions mean strong demand for high-protein crops. “There’s still plenty of old-crop out there, new-crop is coming off with large volumes,” said Eric Fast, who is in charge of grain procurement and logistics […]
OPAM Farm Tour at Alan and Shannon McKenzie’s farm, Nesbitt, Manitoba. You will see the following crops: hemp mustard pea-mustard intercrop oat-radish intercrop if time allows, visitors will also see a warm season cover crop and a small plot of pumpkins grown in mulch The tour will be followed by a potluck BBQ supper which […]