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National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: December 6

USDA – Compared with two weeks ago, feed grade corn demand good, trading three cents higher. Forward contracting moderate. Farmers with high moisture corn and the inability to dry down to acceptable levels are selling on the spot market, rather than storing on farm. Increased price levels on imported corn has improved trade activity and […]

Organic markets quiet heading into the holiday season

By Ashley Robinson Commodity News Service Canada As the winter and holiday time settles over Canada, the organic grain marketing season is quieting down. “The only thing I really have noticed is that the buying demand has really slowed down. September, October there was a pretty good frenzy,” said Tristan Gill, commodity trader with Westaqua […]

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National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: November 22

USDA* – Compared with two weeks ago, new crop feed grade corn demand and activity very good, trading 39 cents higher FOB. Forward contracting activity mostly on feed grade corn and soybeans. Feed grade soybean demand and activity good, trading 42 cents higher FOB. Not enough trade activity on all other organic grains to trend. […]

Can organic no till work in the field?

Environmental benefit is part of organic market value, but organic weed management usually means tillage, commonly considered a black mark for soil health. Is there a middle ground? By Alexis Stockford OrganicBiz staff Hairy vetch may be the key to reducing tillage in organic farming, at least in the short term. Martin Entz, a professor […]

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National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: September 27

USDA – Compared to two weeks ago, feed grade corn demand good, trading 88 cents higher as feed mills fill positions to get to new crop. Forward contracting active. Feed grade soybean demand and activity very light. Light forward contract activity. Soybean meal demand and trade activity good. Soybean oil trade too limited to trend, […]