By Phil Franz-Warkentin Commodity News Service Canada Another harvest is in the books across most of Western Canada and the winter marketing season is just getting underway. Organic prices were steady to higher for most of the major crops in October, with attention now focused on determining the quality of what came off the fields. […]
There are 1.4 million certified acres and 1,499 organic operations across the three Prairie provinces By Lorraine Stevenson OrganicBiz staff Western Canadian organic acreage appears to be stuck in neutral. Since 2014 the acreage has hovered around 1.4 million acres across the three Prairie provinces, according to Jill Guerra, research and special projects co-ordinator with […]
AGCanada.com – A Minneapolis-based startup focused on non-GMO and organic grains has bought itself elevator space to source those crops out of southern Saskatchewan. Pipeline Foods on Wednesday announced it has bought small elevators at Wapella, about 130 km south of Yorkton, and at Gull Lake, about 50 km southwest of Swift Current, for an […]
By Terry Fries Commodity News Service Canada CNS Canada – Organic crops now in the ground in Western Canada look decent, outside of the worst-hit areas where dry conditions will likely cut into yields. But the situation could have been much worse, say organic buyers who are watching crop progress closely, were it not for […]
Compared to two weeks ago, FOB grower bids on organic feed corn 8.00-8.25, feed soybeans 16.00-18.00, feed wheat 7.00-7.50. Feed corn traded 17 cents higher FOB with demand moderate on light trade. Feed soybean trades ranged 16.00-18.00 FOB on moderate demand and activity. No trend available for feed or food wheat due to lack of […]
Since 2012, the Prairie Organic Grain Initiative has collected organic grain prices and made the charts below to show price trends that have occurred over the years. To see the organic price histories of the commodities listed, click on the images below.
By Karen Briere OrganicBiz staff Regina – Organic farmers who are looking for the biggest nitrogen gain from adding a pulse to their rotation might want to consider fababeans. Saskatchewan provincial special crops specialist Dale Risula told a recent workshop for organic producers that while all pulses fix nitrogen, fababeans are at the top of […]
By Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Winnipeg, March 31 (CNS Canada) – New crop organic bids have started to emerge in Western Canada, setting the market up for growing pulse production, while stockpiles of grain put a damper on values. Read more: Organic Price Quotes: Late March Pulses still strong The 2016 International Year of Pulses is […]