Read more: Some Ontario organic producers still battling 2018 harvest
By Phil Franz-Warkentin Glacier FarmMedia staff With the harvest largely in the rear-view mirror and spring seeding still a distant spec on the horizon, the organic markets in Western Canada are generally holding steady heading into the winter months. Prices for most of the major crops only saw minor movement over the course of November. […]
By Robert Arnason Glacier FarmMedia staff Organic is back. After a period of sluggish growth and a decline in the number of producers in the early 2010s, organic farming is expanding in Western Canada. Certified organic acres on the Prairies reached 1.824 million in 2017, up 29 percent from 1.4 million acres in 2015. The […]
By Ashley Robinson Glacier FarmMedia staff CNS Canada – Organic crops across Western Canada found themselves left sitting in the fields throughout September and into October as cold, wet and snowy weather hit the region leaving them in a similar situation to their conventional counterparts. “(Harvest) was delayed quite a bit. We probably saw very […]
UPDATED: Oct. 19, 2018 Read more: Organic crops show strong quality as Prairie harvest drags on *UPDATE: The previous chart incorrectly stated the price for western Canadian soybeans. We apologize for the error.
By Gord Leathers Glacier FarmMedia contributor It all started with a request from a neighbour selling them land. About seven years ago Paul Harris, of Harris Farms near Stony Mountain, Manitoba, and his son Andrew bought some land. The land was organic so the previous owner asked them to keep it that way. They honoured […]