Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

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 […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

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 […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: October 11

USDA – Compared to two weeks ago, feed grade corn demand good, trading 48 cents lower as feed mills continue to fill positions getting to new crop. Forward contracting active. Feed grade soybean demand and activity very light. No forward contract activity. Soybean meal trade too limited to trend, but steady undertones noted. Food wheat […]

Organic grain firm picks up elevator near border

AGCanada.com – A Minneapolis startup in the organic grain business has bought a northwestern North Dakota elevator that further expands its southern Prairie catchment. Pipeline Foods — which has hung out its shingle as a buyer of organic, non-GMO wheat, pulses and oats for food and feed — announced on Oct. 3 it had bought […]