By Terry Fries Commodity News Service Canada CNS Canada – Organic grain markets may start to heat up with harvest now underway, but for August buyers and sellers were mostly content to bide their time on the sidelines. With crops starting to come in, however, the industry may start to get a feel for what […]
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 Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Western Canada’s organic crops are reaching a critical phase in the growing cycle, and despite trouble in areas of the Prairies, carryover from last year is keeping a lid on certain markets. “Alberta seems to be doing fairly well, they seem to be seeing timely rains in some of the […]
Compared to two weeks ago, FOB grower bids on organic feed corn 8.00-8.25, feed soybeans 16.00-18.00, feed wheat 7.00-7.50. Feed corn traded 17 cents higher FOB with demand moderate on light trade. Feed soybean trades ranged 16.00-18.00 FOB on moderate demand and activity. No trend available for feed or food wheat due to lack of […]
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 […]