Agrisecure News

Podcast: Going Large Scale Organic with FarmTank

October 8, 2019

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 […]

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AgriSecure hosting Clinic and Field Tour for Farmers to Learn About the Organic Profit Opportunity

June 28, 2019

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 6th to hear and see how we are deploying our organic expertise, […]

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AgriSecure Field Day 2018

AgriSecure Hosting Organic Field Day for Farmers on June 28th

May 29, 2019

AgriSecure is hosting an Organic Field Day near Manning, Iowa to discuss how a diverse cropping rotation can deliver both economic and agronomic benefits to transitioning and organic row crop farms in the Midwest. Bryce Irlbeck, B&B Irlbeck Farms Owner and AgriSecure Co-Founder, will review how crops such as canola, yellow field peas, oats, rye […]

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Services for new & experienced organic row crop growers on the rise

April 15, 2019

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

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AgFunder explores barriers to increasing organic grain production, and emerging solution providers

February 24, 2019

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 […]

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Organics & AgriSecure to be Featured at FBN’s Farmer2Farmer

November 7, 2018

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 […]

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September 2018 – AgriSecure Newsletter

September 25, 2018

Agronomy Insights Fall is officially here which can only mean harvest is upon us!  While it is a great time to reap the rewards of your hard work, remember to keep your eyes on all the details down the homestretch. Monitor your crop conditions, check stalk and plant durability every few days as it can […]

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August 2018 – AgriSecure Newsletter

August 15, 2018

AgriSecure Field Day – Our Field Day in Kennard, NE was a great success. Over 90 growers and Ag industry leaders learned about the compelling economics of transitioning to organic production. In addition, participants received expert insight into the transition process, production practices, hands-on demonstrations of weed management equipment, and toured organic corn and soybean […]

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AgFunder Reports on FBN Investment in AgriSecure to Help Farmers Succeed at Organics

August 9, 2018

AgFunder recently reported on AgriSecure’s, a Nebraska based start-up, partnership with Farmer’s Business Network (FBN) 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 the major grains, 99% of US […]

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Fremont Tribune Highlights How AgriSecure is Focused on Scaling Organic Production

August 7, 2018

Fremont Tribune Report Colin Larson covers how AgriSecure’s partnership with Farmer’s Business Network (FBN) is about “trying to give the power back to the farmer” as part of an important shift is occurring in modern U.S. agriculture. He initially states, “Research released by the Organic Trade Association in 2017 showed that sales of organic food […]

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