Marketing Resources

Market Your Operation

Planning is key. Take advantage of your transition period to seek out buyers for your organic grain products. Talk to them about prices, but also ask questions about the market requirements. What varieties of grain are they looking for? What are the minimum quality requirements? What type of special handling, if any, will make your crop more attractive? By knowing your market requirements and potential buyers you will be ready to hit the ground running when you harvest that first organic crop.

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Connecting with fellow farmers and industry members can help you stay on the pulse of market opportunities and information.

Organic Grain Prices

Below are the most recently posted prices. Click here for more details about organic grain pricing and market conditions.

Grain Prices


Grain Type Production Type Price Bushel (Tonne) Details
wheat soft red winter $13.00 ($478) Ontario 2018 Crop (231% premium over conventional)
wheat hard red spring $14.00 ($514) Ontario 2018 Crop (238% premium over conventional)
barley $9.14 ($420) Ontario 2018 Crop (200% premium over conventional)
corn feed $11.75 ($540) Ontario 2018 Crop (258% premium over conventional)
soybeans food $29.00 - $30.00 ($1066 - $1102) Ontario 2018 Crop (237% premium over conventional)
soybeans feed $24.00 ($882) Ontario 2018 Crop (200% premium over conventional)
wheat hard red spring $17.50 ($643) Western Canada 2018 Crop (269% premium over conventional)
wheat soft white $16.00 ($588) Western Canada 2018 Crop (256% premium over conventional)
oats milling $6.25 ($405) Western Canada 2018 Crop (240% premium over conventional)
flax brown $34.00 - $35.00 ($1339 - $1378) Western Canada 2018 Crop (288% premium over conventional)
peas yellow $16.00 ($588) Western Canada 2018 Crop (237% premium over conventional)

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Get connected to the right people.

It can be difficult to sell a crop of any kind if nobody knows you have it for sale. Be sure you are listed on the on-line directories through your local provincial organic association. The most successful organic marketers also make the extra effort to get out and meet the buyers at conferences and trade shows. Depending on the season, you may want to tuck some samples of your organic grain into your bag. Many deals are made over coffee at an organic conference or trade show.

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