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economicsJay Leslie

Organic Grain Marketing: Part 3 - Logistics

The logistics costs involved in getting organic grain from farms to markets are astronomical.

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Organic Grain Marketing: Part 3 - Logistics
economicsJay Leslie

Take Great Samples to Gain Greater Market Access

In order to capture top dollar for food crops, cereals and pulses in particular, end users need to know the level of certain quality characteristics.

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Take Great Samples to Gain Greater Market Access
economicsJay Leslie

2018 Organic Grain Harvest Report for Western Canada

Despite the hot, dry conditions that have hurt crop potential in some areas, organic field crops on the whole look set to come in average or above-average, both in terms of yield and quality.

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2018 Organic Grain Harvest Report for Western Canada
economicsJay Leslie

Organic Markets Have ‘Commodified’

The markets for organic crops traditionally operated on small, tight supply chains, thick farmer-buyer relationships and highly variable pricing.

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Organic Markets Have ‘Commodified’
economicsJay Leslie

Organic Grain Marketing 101: Part 2 - Rejection Risk

Lots of growers have been through the unpleasant experience of having a load of grain rejected on delivery.

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Organic Grain Marketing 101: Part 2 - Rejection Risk
economicsJay Leslie

Organic Grain Marketing 101: Part 1 - Liquidity

The substance of grain marketing is the same for all farmers - to generate income.

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Organic Grain Marketing 101: Part 1 - Liquidity