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 […]

A look at organic farming

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 […]