By Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Western Canada’s organic crops are reaching a critical phase in the growing cycle, and despite trouble in areas of the Prairies, carryover from last year is keeping a lid on certain markets. “Alberta seems to be doing fairly well, they seem to be seeing timely rains in some of the […]
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 Jade Markus OrganicBiz staff Feed grains are dominating the organic market this month, as oversupply drives those values down. New crop speculation and weather talk has also emerged on the horizon. “Especially on the feed side, there’s just a lot of spring-thrashed grain out there that guys are just trying to move,” said Tristan […]
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 […]