Late harvest prompts concern about organic feed quality

Late harvest prompts concern about organic feed quality

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Prices for organic animal feed remain tepid despite poor weather as growth in demand slows

According to the latest report from organics sector trading firm Mercaris, nearly half of the nation’s organic corn remains unharvested due to cold, wet fall weather. With the forecast calling for more of the same in the last week of November, harvest could drag out well into December, which could have significant implications for the quality of any corn or soybeans still in the field, according to Ryan Koory, director of economics at Mercaris.