AgriSecure Shares Transition Tips at Minnesota Organic Conference

AgriSecure account executives Kenn Jenkins and Pete Kapustka will share the company’s perspective on how to manage the transition process into organic production at the 2020 Minnesota Organic Conference. Becoming an organic grower requires a field not having any prohibited substance or genetically modified crops on it for 36 months, and that time period can […]

AgriSecure Hosting Two Sessions on Organic Farming at Farmer2Farmer

AgriSecure Founders Bryce Irlbeck and J.P. Rhea will be hosting farmer panels at Farmer2Farmer next month. Farmer Business Network’s (FBN) annual conference will take place at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska, on December 11-13, 2019. It will include a tradeshow, farmer panels, several keynote speakers and networking opportunities for attendees. Irlbeck will moderate […]

AgriSecure Founder Speaks at Iowa Organic Conference

Bryce Irlbeck, a fifth-generation farmer and co-founder of AgriSecure, an organic advisory service that helps growers profit from large-scale organic crop production, will be speaking at the 2019 Annual Iowa Organic Conference this month. Irlbeck will present “Making the Transition: Tips from a Company and Personal Perspective” in the first breakout session on Monday, Nov. […]

Podcast: Going Large Scale Organic with FarmTank

J.P. Rhea, AgriSecure co-founder, recently joined the FarmTank podcast to discuss his journey to and learning from large scale organic farming. “You have to adapt to survive, there’s no complaining and we’re not entitled to grow whatever we want. We have to figure it out, run a business, and make money” — J.P. Rhea Listen to […]

More Services for Organic Row Crop Growers

The rapid increase in consumer demand for organic food products is well documented and largely understood. U.S. farmers however, have been slow to respond and are only adding organic acres slowly. As a result, there are attractive price premiums relative to the conventional crop counterparts. Corn & Soybean Digest covers the growth in services aimed at helping […]

Barriers to Organic Grain Production — and Solution Providers

Why aren’t U.S. farmers keeping up with demand for organic feed and food grains?  The overall growth of certified U.S. organic production continues to behind demand, despite increasing farmer interest in converting all or some of their acres to organic. Lauren Manning of AgFunder explores how important barriers to entry impact farmer adoption and highlights […]

New “Got Organic?” Report Details Profit Opportunity

Consumer-driven demand for organic food, and thus organic crops, has grown rapidly over the past decade. Consumer demand has created a significant economic opportunity for row crop growers; however, U.S. organic corn and soybean production has lagged. DBL Partners recently published “Got Organic? Welcome to the Age of 21st Century Organic Farming”, a powerful paper […]