Organic crop prices soft ahead of harvest

Marlo Glass, MarketsFarm Organic commodities have been put under pressure price-wise ahead of harvest due to co-operative weather and higher-than-expected yields. “Some yields are sounding really good,” said Scott Shiels, procurement manager with Grain Millers Canada Corp. at Yorkton, Sask. In particular, oat and wheat yields showed strength. “If yields continue to be as good […]

Organic commodity prices holding firm after falling

Glen Hallick Glacier FarmMedia staff Prices for most organic commodities have been firm during May, with little prospect of them changing, according to a number of dealers. “I don’t think they’ll go down anymore until harvest,” said Bryce Lobreau of Pristine Prairie Organics in Pipestone, Man. Lobreau said Pristine was paying C$7.50 per bushel delivered […]

Supply glut dragging down organics market

By Marlo Glass Glacier FarmMedia staff A supply gut and questionable market demand has organic farmers concerned. “What we’re hearing from farmers is they’re having a tough time marketing anything,” remarked Scott Shiels of Grain Millers Canada Corp. in Yorkton, Sask. Many organic grains are in a supply glut, which sees feed wheat contracts trading […]