Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: March 14

USDA – Compared with two weeks ago, trade activity moderate on good demand for feed grade corn trading 9 cents lower. Contract activity increasing on new crop in states east of the Mississippi. No trend available due to a lack of comparable trades for feed grade soybeans, but trade activity moderate on good demand. Food grade soybean […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: February 28

USDA – Compared to two week’s ago, feed grade corn demand good on moderate activity, trading 42 cents higher FOB with the bulk of trade on the west coast. Feed grade soybean activity too limited to trend, but prices steady. Food grade wheat activity too limited to trend, but prices steady. Soybean meal demand good […]

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Organic Grain Marketing 101: Part 1 – Liquidity

By Brenda Tjaden OrganicBiz contributor  The substance of grain marketing is the same for all farmers — to generate income. The quality of the decision, to sell today or to wait, ends up having a big impact on the farm’s revenue stream, profitability, future potential, and the owners’ quality of life. It’s no different for […]

Organic growers have bigger economic cushion

Lower costs and higher prices make organic producers more economically resilient according to provincial figures By Lorraine Stevenson  OrganicBiz staff Organic growers can still turn a tidy profit in 2018, according to Manitoba Agriculture cost-of-production figures released at Ag Days. Roy Arnott, a provincial farm management specialist, said it all comes down to what crops […]