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In this short, readable book, John Bobbe gives organic farmers what they need to successfully market grain. He discusses the basics of matching crops to markets, developing the right marketing contracts, protecting organic standards, and building the market power needed in today’s concentrated organic markets. Marketing Organic Grain: A Farmer’s Guide belongs on the desk of every organic grain farmer.
"I wish this book had been available when I got started producing organic grain." — Dave Campbell, Lily Lake, Illinois
John A Bobbe
"This book offers a valuable perspective on the rapidly changing organic grain markets over the past 20 years, with historical perspective on increasing supply and demand. His overview of organic certification and agronomics will be valuable to anyone considering transition.” -- NODPA News May 2016
"I wish this book had been available when I got started producing organic grain" — Dave Campbell, Lily Lake, IL
“I love the tone and practical, experienced voice you offer in your book.” — Dr. Richard L. Cates, Jr. Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, University of Wisconsin, Madison
John Bobbe is the Executive Director of the Organic Farmers’ Agency for Relationship Marketing (OFARM, Inc.). He holds a master’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia and has taught economics at Silver Lake College in Wisconsin. He and his wife own a third-generation Wisconsin family farm and the Bobbe Sawmill and Lumber Company.