Organic markets unaffected by COVID-19

By Karen Briere Glacier FarmMedia staff Organic grain premiums are holding up so far in the COVID-19 world, according to Mercaris. The data service and trading platform for organic grains is an American company that focuses on corn, soybeans and wheat in both food and feed markets but has recently expanded into oats, barley, rye […]

Cover crops can benefit hot, dry soils

American Society of Agronomy – The Southern High Plains of the United States have low annual rainfall. When it does rain, though, intense storms can cause severe soil erosion. Strong winds also strip away valuable topsoil. Enter cover crops. Usually grown during seasons when primary crops aren’t cultivated, cover crops can include legumes such as […]

Organic feed market poised for significant growth

Research and Markets – The global organic feed market size is estimated at US$6.8 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach US$10.1 billion by 2025. As two of the largest producers of wheat, barley, and soybeans at the global level, Germany and France are projected to witness high growth prospects in their organic sectors […]