- Published On: January 10, 2020
- Author: Pete Edlefson
The agriculture industry is no stranger to volatility in the market place.
Organic is more than just stewardship of the land, it can transform your profitability.
Take a closer look at this article and the strong market outlook for organic crops. Continued strong price premiums and growing demand resulted in organic crop sales doubling from 2012 to 2017, while conventional U.S. agricultural sales remained flat.
5 Keys to Marketing Organics and Reaping Profits
The biggest benefit of marketing organic crops are the price premiums. Over the last decade we’ve seen premiums almost double conventional crops, with organic corn averaging over $9.50 a bushel and soybeans more than $20 per bushel. While we can’t predict what prices will do in the future, there’s continued underlying growth in the demand […]
Clinic and Field Tour Demonstrates Organic Profit Opportunity
Consumer demand for organic food has increased by 300%+ in the last decade, feed grade organic corn is trading at over $9.00 per bushel, however, the U.S. is importing organic corn and soybeans! Join the AgriSecure Organic Clinic and Field Tour on August 6, 2019, to hear and see how we are deploying our organic […]
AgriSecure Hosting Organic Field Day
AgriSecure is hosting an Organic Field Day near Manning, Iowa, on June 28, 2019. The event will cover how a diverse cropping rotation can deliver both economic and agronomic benefits to transitioning and organic row crop farms in the Midwest. Bryce Irlbeck, AgriSecure Founder and Owner of B&B Irlbeck Farms, will review how crops such […]
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 […]
Farm & Livestock Directory Looks to AgriSecure for Answers
Farmers have a lot of questions when considering the transition to organic crops. To help their readers, Farm & Livestock Directory looked to AgriSecure and Farmers’ Business Network to get started on seven common questions. Check out Thinking About Transitioning to Organic? Seven common questions answered to read AgriSecure Founder J.P. Rhea’s thoughts and insights. AgriSecure frequently answers […]
AgriSecure Featured at FBN’s Farmer2Farmer
AgriSecure is excited to be participating in panels and presentations focused on the benefits of organic staple crop production at FBN’s Farmer2Farmer conference on December 12-14, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska. Panels and discussions including AgriSecure and AgriSecure clients will include: To Be or Not To Be – Organic Transition Management Making Organic Work on Your […]
AgriSecure on Rural Radio: tackling organic production
KVRN 880 Rural Radio recently reached out to learn how AgriSecure works with farmers to enter into and expand organic production in traditional farm markets. The founders, all 5th-generation farmers, have gone through the transition to organic themselves. And they transformed their farms’ economics in the process. But it wasn’t easy. “We like to say […]
FBN Invests in AgriSecure to Help Farmers Succeed at Organics
AgFunder recently reported on AgriSecure, a Nebraska based start-up, and their partnership with Farmer’s Business Network (FBN). They have team up to help row crop farmers transition into and succeed at organic farming. Louisa Burwood-Taylor writes, “the US is a major net importer of organic grains from countries such as India, Turkey, and Romania; in […]
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