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

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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VIDEO: To be or not to be? Making the decision to transition acres to organic

The biggest challenge to taking advantage of the organic profit opportunity is often making the decision to get started.  AgriSecure clients have consistently valued our team’s experience and perspective in helping evaluate the opportunity, as well as understand what it takes to be successful. If you’d like to hear directly from 4 farmers, watch the […]

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

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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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New “Got Organic?” Report Details the Organic 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 […]

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Farm & Livestock Directory Look to AgriSecure for Transition Questions

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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 J.P. Rhea’s thoughts and insights to questions AgriSecure frequently […]

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Organics & AgriSecure to be Featured at FBN’s Farmer2Farmer

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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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Diversifying with Organic Crops

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Transitioning acres to organic crops is an excellent way for growers to diversify their operation. The organic market in the United States continues to rise — a demand that is currently not being met domestically — presenting ongoing opportunities for U.S. farms to increase their bottom line.   An AgriSecure grower, Brian Irlbeck, recently spoke […]

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