Cover Crops Bring Big Benefits to Organic Farms

We always stress the importance of a diverse crop rotation to achieve long-term organic success. But what if market opportunities for organic crops in your area are limited? How can you diversify your rotation with just a few cash crops? Answer: Cover crops. Even though you don’t sell them like cash crops, they can still […]

4 Keys to Choosing and Using Organic Crop Inputs

Growers understand that switching from a conventional farming system to organic means giving up certain products like genetically modified seed and synthetic herbicides. But that doesn’t mean organic farmers do not have crop input options. In fact, aside from nitrogen fertilizers and herbicides, most conventional inputs can be found in organic forms, and through use […]

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 […]

Long-Term Organic Success = Rotation, Rotation, Rotation

You’ve heard the saying, “location, location, location.” The real estate mantra is used to remind people that where a property is located is often the most important factor in its value. In organic farming, the same can be said about rotation. Having the right rotation in place is critical for year-to-year success and the long-term […]