Companies offering 2007 Non-GMO and Organic Grain Production Contracts
The following North American buyers of identity preserved, non-GMO, and organic grains are offering contracts to farmers for 2006 production.
Ag Guild of Illinois
Contact: John B Feit Jr.
Contracts: IP corn and soybeans
American Health & Nutrition
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Phone: 1-734-677-5570, ext. 27
Contact person: Janet Cowling
Contracts: 100 truckloads organic soybeans; 100 truckloads organic HRS wheat
Additional information: We buy various quantities of virtually every organic grain, bean, and seed. Please let us know what you have to offer.
Anderson Commodities, Inc.
Contact person: Ron Anderson
Contracts: Dry beans, sunflowers, soybeans
Behm Seed Company
Contact: Myron Behm
Contracts: Specific Non-GMO soybeans: Gold Country Kandi, Legend LS1461HP, Pioneer 91M10, Bluestem 2300, 0909 & Kato soybeans
Clarkson Grain, Inc.
Cerro Gordo, Illinois
Phone: 1-800-252-1638, 1-217-763-2861
Contacts: Brad Taylor, bean program; Chris Corum, organic corn program; Leo Dixon, conventional white corn program.
Contracts: Certified organic and non-GMO food soybeans, feed soybeans, Yubraska white corn, food yellow corn, yellow waxy corn, Indigo Blue corn. We have conditioning, processing or shipping stations in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota. We seek certified organic crops anywhere in the US. We seek non-GMO crops near our conditioning centers. We recommend contracting as the best way for farmers to balance supply and demand and to select the most desired hybrids/varieties. We offer both acreage and bushel contracts, whichever works best in a particular situation.
Cooperative Elevator Co.
Contact person: Phil Symons
Contracts: Non-GMO production contracting and processing
Dunn International, Ltd./Dunn Natural Products, L.C.
Contact: Jim Dunn
Contracts: Non-GMO identity preserved soybeans, organic soybeans and corn
Huron Commodities, Inc.
Contact: Mr. Jim Traub
Contracts offered: Non-GMO, organic corn and soybeans
Identity Seed and Grain Company
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Contact person: Melissa Huey
Contracts offered: Identity preserved, non-GMO soybeans and corn
Midwestern Soybean International, Inc.
Mason City, Iowa
Contact: Dave Wilcox
Contracts: Soy-based products, corn, oats
North Country Seed, LLC
Contact person: Joel Rabbe
Contracts: Non-GMO soybeans
O’Malley Grain, Inc.
Contact: Leo Andruczyk
Contracts: Food-grade white corn, food-grade yellow corn, organic food-grade white corn, organic food-grade yellow corn, organic food-grade blue corn
Contact: Chad Stannard
Contracts: Food-grade soybeans (variety specific clear hilums, non-variety specific clear hilums, and non-GMO soybeans)/ Food-grade corn (hard endo, waxy, high oil, and non-GMO corn).
Contact person: Rick Brandenburger
Contracts offered: Non-GMO soybeans, organic soybeans, non-GMO Blue corn, and organic blue corn
SB&B Foods, Inc.
Casselton, North Dakota
Contact: Robbert Sinner
Contracts: Non-GMO, specific variety, food-grade soy beans, specific varieties of hard red spring wheat, and specific varieties of white sorghum – all non-GMO. Also offering contracts on organic soybeans and organic wheat
SK Food International
Fargo, North Dakota
Contact person: Jennifer Tesch
Contracts: Soybeans, dry edible beans, wheat, millet, rye, spelt, sunflowers, safflower, brown flax, golden flax, lentils, peas, mustard, barley, durum, buckwheat, canola; red, blue, yellow, and white corn
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Contact: Tim Daley
Contracts offered: Organic @ $13.00 - $16.00 / bushel. Multiple clear hilum contracts: $0.50 - $1.50 / bushel
SunOpta Grains and Foods Group
Contact: LaVerne Klecker
Contracts: Identity preserved soybeans and certified organic corn, soybeans, and sunflowers for both 2006 and 2007 crops
Zeeland Farm Services, Inc.
Phone: 1-616-772-9042, 1-800-748-0595
Contact person: Cliff Meeuwsen
Contracts: Low saturated soybean meal and oil, and low linolenic soybean meal and oil
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