Organic Grain Prices

The prices below come from organicbiz.ca. The website posts grain prices on a monthly basis.

Current Organic Grain Prices

Grain prices are updated monthly by Organic Biz
All prices spot Prairie in Canadian funds, unless otherwise notes
Lentils, beans, and mustard measured in pounds

Organic Premium this Month (based on highest organic and conventional prices) – Indicates the value organic prices hold above conventional:

Spot Prices Western Canada

  • Wheat – Milling: 250%
  • Wheat – Feed: 211%
  • Wheat – Durum: 284%
  • Barely – Malt: 211%
  • Barely – Feed: 188%
  • Rye – Milling: 186%
  • Rye- Feed: 179%
  • Oats- Milling: 208%
  • Flax: 304%
  • Flax- Feed: 303%
  • Peas – Yellow: 236%
  • Peas- Green: 206%
  • Soybeans: 205%
  • Lentils – Green: 254%
  • Lentils- French Green: 276%
  • Lentils- Red: 472%
  • Lentils- Black: 332%
  • Mustard- Yellow: 232%
  • Mustard- Brown: 211%
  • Chickpeas: 136%

Spot Prices Ontario

  • Wheat – Soft Red Winter: 250%
  • Oats- 161%
  • Barley- Feed: 196%
  • Barley- Malt: 188%
  • Corn: 280%
  • Soybeans – Food: 248%
  • Soybeans – Feed: 196%
  • Rye: 261%

Grain Prices

January 2017 

Grain Type Production Type Price Bushel (Tonne) Details
wheat feed $9.00-$10.00 ($331-$367) Spot prices Western Canada
wheat durum $16.00-$22.00 ($588-$808) Spot prices Western Canada
wheat milling $22.00-$23.00 ($808-$845) Spot prices Western Canada
barley feed $6.75-$7.50 ($310-$344) Spot prices Western Canada
barley malt $9.00-$10.00 ($413-$459) Spot prices Western Canada
oats feed $5.75-$6.00 ($373-$389) Spot prices Western Canada
oats milling $6.00-$6.50 ($389-$421) Spot prices Western Canada
rye milling $7.75-$8.25 ($305-$325) Spot prices Western Canada
rye feed $6.00-$6.50($236-$256) Spot prices Western Canada
corn feed $9.25 ($364) Spot prices Western Canada
flax $36.00-$40.00 ($1,417-$1,575) Spot prices Western Canada
flax feed $36.00-$37.00 ($1,417-$1,457) Spot prices Western Canada
soybeans $20.00 ($735) Spot prices Western Canada
peas yellow $16.00-$17.00 ($588-$625) Spot prices Western Canada
peas green $17.00-$18.00 ($625-$661) Spot prices Western Canada
lentils french green $1.00-$1.10/lb Spot prices Western Canada
lentils red $85 cents/lb Spot prices Western Canada
lentils black $90-116 cents/lb Spot prices Western Canada
lentils green $88-95 cents/lb Spot prices Western Canada
mustard yellow $90-100 cents/lb Spot prices Western Canada
mustard brown $92-102 cents/lb Spot prices Western Canada
chickpeas $90-100 cents/lb Spot prices Western Canada
soybeans food $27.00-$30.00 ($1047-$1084) Spot prices Ontario
soybeans feed $20.00-$25.00 ($827-$863) Spot prices Ontario
corn $11.00-$12.50 ($413-$453) Spot prices Ontario
barley feed $8.27-$9.80 ($380-$450) Spot prices Ontario
barley malt $8.27-$9.00 ($276-$367) Spot prices Ontario
wheat soft red winter $12.00-$13.50 ($386-$423) Spot prices Ontario
oats $5.40-$5.55 ($350-$360) Spot prices Ontario
rye $10.00 ($394) Spot prices Ontario
corn feed $9.25-$11.90 ($364-$470) United States via USDA (Converted to Canadian funds)
soybeans feed $20.40-$23.40 ($750-$860) United States via USDA (Converted to Canadian funds)

Past Organic Prices

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Grain Prices Over Time

Grain prices have been collected and published previously by Laura Telford (MAFRED), and more recently by OrganicBiz. The Prairie Organic Grain Initiative has gathered those grain prices from 2012 onward, and created the following charts to display trends over the years.

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Wheat Prices

November 2012 – January 2018

Feed Barley Prices

November 2012 – January 2018

Feed Pea Prices

January 2014 – January 2018

Feed Corn Prices

August 2013 – January 2018

Flax Prices

January 2013 – January 2018

Lentil Prices

May 2015 – January 2018

Pea Prices

February 2016 – January 2018

Oat Prices

November 2012 – January 2018

Malt Barley Prices

February 2016 – January 2018

Soybean Prices

February 2013 – January 2018

Hemp Prices

May 2013 – March 2017

Mustard Prices

January 2014 – January 2018

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