Imports gain momentum as organic feed markets flounder

Imports gain momentum as organic feed markets flounder

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US producers import more corn, soybeans for organic feed as harvest lags

Nearly 15% of the U.S. organic corn crop remained unharvested as of December 1, according to commodities trading firm Mercaris. While the firm’s economists continue to see signs that the market for organic feed will respond to tightening supplies of corn and soybeans, shifts in prices and imports continue to lag behind expectations.