Read more: Smaller Prairie organic crops underpin available bids
By Phil Franz-Warkentin Glacier FarmMedia staff Western Canada’s organic crops were hit hard by drought in 2021, which should be supportive for prices going forward. However, that smaller crop is leading to some caution amongst end users, as they wait for a better sense of available supplies before entering the market. A number of companies […]
Read more: Organic crops in Western Canada struggle in drought Note: July prices for Ontario were not available at press time. As such, prices for June have been re-published in the chart above as a reference for readers.
By Adam Peleshaty Glacier FarmMedia staff The historic hot and dry summer in the Prairies has left many crops, conventional and organic, stunted and damaged, in turn raising prices and hastening harvests. “Some of the farmers have already started combining peas and lentils…yields are going to be down,” said Jason Freeman, general manager of Farmer […]
By Adam Peleshaty Glacier FarmMedia staff A brief break from dry conditions across western Canada was a much-needed gift for organic grain growers, as the precipitation allowed them to seed more of their crops into the ground. “(Seeding is) mostly complete, (it) will be in the next seven to 10 days. After the latest rain […]
By Ieuan Evans Grainews contributor The word organic in farm practice is just about totally confusing. Does it mean pesticide-free, GMO-free, or chemically produced fertilizer-free. Just keep in mind there are no such things as synthetic fertilizers. All fertilizers are simply minerals that are essential for plant growth. These minerals are the macro fertilizers, such […]