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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Landlord Embraces Organic Farming

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It may seem like there are a lot of obstacles when transitioning acres from conventional to organic crops. While some have apprehensions about new chemicals or equipment, those who rent land also may be concerned about landlord acceptance of a new method of farming. Check out Organic Farming and Sustainability: Q&A with a Nebraska Landlord […]

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Listen to AgriSecure CEO discuss tackling organic production with the Rural Radio

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 transformed the farms’ economics in the process.  But it wasn’t easy.  “We like to say there […]

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AgriSecure Helps Answer Common Questions About Transitioning Acres to Organic

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As the demand for organic products continues to rise, more farmers have become increasingly interested in exploring this growing market. However, the unknown can make farmers hesitant to begin transitioning conventional acres to organic. While organic farming comes with its own set of challenges, AgriSecure aims to help arm farmers with the right resources to […]

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