Read more: Avoid growing wheat, look to other pulses, grains and oilseeds
By Glen Hallick Glacier FarmMedia staff As farmers get closer to planting their crops for 2021, or perhaps some already have, there are different takes among those in the organic grain industry as to what will be grown this year. One thing there was a consensus on was to avoid organic wheat as there’s already […]
Read more: 2020 organics market characterized by strong demand *NOTE: Ontario and U.S. data was not available by press time. UPDATE: An earlier version of this chart contained an incorrect price for flax. We regret the error.
By Marlo Glass Glacier FarmMedia staff MarketsFarm – Canada’s organic commodities market was characterized by strong demand in 2020. Before COVID-19 began dominating headlines, demand for organic pulses had been rising steadily. As the pandemic swept across North America, consumers rushed to fill their pantries with shelf-stable staples, including organic pulses and grains. Demand is […]
By Geralyn Wichers Glacier FarmMedia staff Manitoba organic producers will be able to sell peas to processing giant Roquette in the 2021 season, the company announced on Oct. 28. Interest among growers has already been high, said Glen Last, grain buyer at Roquette during a call with media. “We’re very confident that the grower base […]