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 & experienced organic staple crop farmers succeed in “Transitioning to organic corn or soybeans is getting easier.” J.P. Rhea, AgriSecure’s CEO, kicks of the article by suggesting several “self-evaluation” questions farmers should ask themselves before they start the transition process.
Ultimately, there are great companies and people there to help U.S. farmers succeed at organic production. Read the full article, click here.