Organic information provider Mercaris says 2019 U.S. organic field crop
acreage is seven percent more than a year ago. Organic corn and soybean acreage
is affected by this season’s planting issues the same as conventional acreage,
according to Ryan Koory, an economist at Mercaris. It’s down.
“Those acres appear to be offset by gains in hay and alfalfa,” Koory told
Brownfield Ag News Tuesday, “and we’re seeing some gains in wheat acres as
Demand for organic products outstrips supply, said Koory.