Stable prices for most organics in 2019

By Glen Hallick Glacier FarmMedia staff MarketsFarm – For the most part prices were stable throughout 2019 for organics, according to two buyers. Added to that, the quality of the grains and pulses were generally good as well, although that changed during October. Harro Wehrmann of Wehrmann Grain and Seed in Ripley, Ont. commented that […]

Organic supply pressuring demand, prices getting squeezed

By Phil Franz-Warkentin OrganicBiz staff/MarketsFarm The organic sector may be seeing steady growth from both producers switching to the organic route and consumers paying closer attention to their food choices, but increases on the supply side of the equation are outpacing demand for a number of crops and pressuring prices. The organic pea market in […]

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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 […]