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 […]

Canadian organic markets holding steady, eyes turn to new crop

By Phil Franz-Warkentin Glacier FarmMedia staff Organic grain bids held relatively steady across Canada in April despite large price moves in the conventional markets. End users are thought to be well supplied through previous contracts, with attention shifting to new crop growing conditions. “A lot of folks are wondering why organic markets are not moving […]