Organic wheat market walks the high wire into 2023

Three consecutive short crops have left supplies strained, and at the mercy of weather and consumer demand. Along with many other crops, organic wheat markets have felt substantially bullish price support since the start of 2021. As with other crops, these price gains have been driven by both challenges unique to organic wheat, and larger factors […]

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Soil health, regenerative ag featured at Unconventional Ag Conference

Regenerative farmers: “We all need to work together” The importance of soil health and the need for farmers to work together and not criticize each other’s practices were key takeaways from educational sessions at the Unconventional Ag Conference held in Minneapolis in November. Mark Gutierrez, executive director of the Minnesota Soil Health Coalition, gave a […]

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Grain buyers offer contracts to grow organic and non-GMO grains in 2023

The following companies are offering contracts to farmers to grow non-GMO and organic grains in 2023:   Baird Seed Company Williamsfield, IL Phone: 309-531-1937 Email: bairdseedcompany@gmail.com Contact: Curt Haynes Contracts offered: Variety specific Non-GMO soybeans, high-protein non-GMO soybeans, organic soybeans.   Bluegrass Farms of Ohio Jeffersonville, OH Phone: 740-426-6683 Email:criss@bluegrassfarmsohio.com Contact: Criss Calvin Contracts offered: […]

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“All that’s needed is a market signal,” and U.S. farmers would supply Mexico with non-GMO corn

Corn seed suppliers say the U.S. could meet Mexico’s demand for non-GMO corn U.S. suppliers of non-GMO corn seed are confident that they could supply enough seed to farmers to meet Mexico’s demand for non-GMO corn. “Absolutely no doubt the U.S. could meet Mexico’s demand” “I have absolutely no doubt the United States could meet […]

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Strong demand seen for organic seed as market matures

Organic seed suppliers see demand for organic seed continuing to grow as more and better organic seed varieties become available and more farmers transition to organic. The organic seed market faces challenges as the National Organic Program rules continue to allow organic farmers to plant untreated conventional seed if there are not enough supplies of […]

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