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 Details
wheat feed $7.50-$8.75($276-$321) Spot prices Western Canada
oats food $5.5($367) Spot Prices - Western Canada
wheat feed $8.50($312) Spot Prices - Western Canada
wheat food - cwrs $17($625) Spot Prices - Western Canada
flax brown $36($1,417) Spot Prices - Western Canada
peas yellow $15($551) Spot Prices - Western Canada
flax brown $36($1,417) Contract Prices - Western Canada
oats feed $6.15($400) Spot Prices - Ontario - Delivered Warehouse
wheat feed $13.60($500) Spot Prices - Ontario - Delivered Elevator
buckwheat $21.80($800) Spot Prices - Ontario - Delivered Elevator
barley feed $10.90($500) Spot Prices - Ontario - Delivered Elevator
soybeans food $31.50($1,150) Spot Prices - Ontario - Delivered Elevator
peas feed $19.05($700) Spot Prices - Ontario - Delivered Elevator
wheat feed $10.80-$12.15($397-$446) Spot Price - US - Delivered Elevator/Warehouse via USDA
wheat food $8.75-$10.80($321-$397) Spot Prices - US - Delivered elevator/warehouse via USDA
barley feed $9.45($347) Spot Prices - US - Delivered elevator/warehouse via USDA
rye feed $9.45($347) Spot Prices - US - Delivered elevator/warehouse via USDA
yellow corn feed $10.45-$11.10($411-$437) Spot Prices - US - Delivered elevator/warehouse via USDA
yellow corn food $10.60-$12.70($417-$500) Spot Prices - US - Delivered elevator/warehouse via USDA
soybeans feed $23.60-$24.25($867-$891) Spot Prices - US - Delivered elevator/warehouse via USDA
soybeans food $23.60-$25.60($867-$941) Spot Prices - US - Delivered elevator/warehouse via USDA

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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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