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Mercaris Inks Global Redistribution Agreements for Organic Cash Prices

Mar 03, 2021

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 03, 2021 -- Filling a need for enhanced insights and analysis, Mercaris announced today a series of agreements with key commodity market data providers to distribute its leading organic and non-G...

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Mercaris Delivers Record Organic Trading Growth in 2020

Jan 11, 2021

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trade of organic commodities did not stop despite the challenges from the global pandemic for the food and agriculture industry in 2020. In fact, Mercaris reports a 48...

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Mercaris Expands Reporting Capabilities with New Organic Dairy Market Analysis

Nov 23, 2020

**November 23, 2020 (Silver Spring, MD)** – Dairy industry stakeholders can now rely on a regularly updated report to understand market influences, thanks to Mercaris. The report, released today, covers market and input...

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Organic Outlook: U.S. Organic Industry Growth Looks Strong for the Year Ahead

Sep 29, 2020

September 28, 2020 (SILVER SPRING, MD) – More land and operations have converted to USDA certified organic production over 2020, expanding the footprint of organics within U.S. agriculture according to the newly released ...

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Organic Certification Linked to Increased Land Value

Aug 12, 2020

August 12, 2020 (SILVER SPRING, MD) – Certified organic cropland can command higher rents, a phenomenon that can be overlooked when considering the value of owning, managing or transitioning to organic farmland, according...

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USDA proposal tightens requirements on organic imports

Jul 14, 2020

July 14, 2020 (SILVER SPRING, MD) – New regulations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture would strengthen oversight and tracking of organic imports and represent a landmark regulation for the growing industry, accordin...

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Mercaris highlights commitment to the growth of the sector through Board service, integrity in organic markets with new certification

Jun 23, 2020

June 23, 2020 (SILVER SPRING, MD) – Reinforcing its commitment to transparency and integrity in the organic industry, Mercaris, the leader in organic and non-GMO market analysis and trading, has earned an Organic Handler’...

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Spring market data provides a glimpse of the year to come

Jun 16, 2020

June 16, 2020 (SILVER SPRING, MD) – Spring 2020 market data indicates a strong planting season along with the emergence of sharply different import trends, according to the Mercaris Monthly Market Update. ![](//s3.amaz...

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Organic Outlook: Corn, wheat face supply glut; soy market expected to remain strong

Apr 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 (SILVER SPRING, MD) – Larger-than-expected beginning stocks and more harvested acres have placed organic corn and wheat on a bearish trend over the 2019/20 market year, according to the new Mercaris Organic...

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Near-term bump for organics could mask long-term threats from COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

April 15, 2020 (SILVER SPRING, MD) – Escalated grocery store sales have created a short-term opportunity to boost organic markets. Although, with threats to consumer incomes, livestock processing and tumultuous imports, t...

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