Organic and Non-GMO Market News


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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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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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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Organic markets continue their search for stability

Organic prices and production on track to bring more market turmoil over the year ahead By Ryan Koory, vice president of economics, Mercaris Market fundamentals for organic corn and soybeans appear set to diverge again over 2022/23 as U.S. production and imports continue to buck expectations. After two years of record supplies, organic soybean markets […]

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Organic leaders praise USDA’s $300 million plan to support growth of U.S. organic

Organic industry leaders welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Organic Transition, a new $300 million investment to support organic and transitioning farmers, and to address targeted organic market challenges. “We are pleased to see the details of this investment in organic and transitioning organic farmers from the USDA and are excited for the program to […]

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