Report Assesses Competitive Status of Organic Markets

USDA Economic Research Service released Organic Feed Grains and Livestock: Factors That Influence Outcomes in Thinly Traded Markets, a report that assesses the competition in the organic dairy, beef, and feed inputs markets. The report reveals that even as organic products have become more widely available, most organic growers in the United States still participate in niche markets. Despite an increase in organic production and market information, growers continue to face challenges related to thin markets. The full report is available online.