New Organic Markets - Roger Rivest

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This presentation will review Black Turtle Beans, Blue Corn, Varieties of Spelt, Triticale, Canola, Sunflower and new soybean varieties.

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New Organic Markets - Roger Rivest

  1. 1.   VISION Keystone Grain will add value from the farm gate to the user positively impacting its customers and stakeholders, interacting in harmony with the community, environment and our Creator.
  2. 2. MISSION Keystone Grain will provide quality agricultural  products and services in an efficient and cost  effective manner.   Our relationships with suppliers and customers  will be conducted with integrity and reflect  our commitment to excellence.
  3. 3. COMPANY HISTORY • We are a Manitoba based Grain company with  a vision to make a global impact with excellent  products. • Company was established in 1993 • Ownership is private - consisting of a small  group of investors; each having spent  numerous years in primary agricultural  production.
  4. 4. COMPANY HISTORY • Primarily specialize in 3 commodities:  Confection Sunflower, Oil Sunflower &  Flaxseed • Our business is focused in 3 main areas:  – Human edible products  – Wholesale Birdfood products – Retail Birdfood products
  5. 5. SUNFLOWER FACILITY • Located in Winkler • Processing 80-100 million pounds of sunflowers each year. • Largest sunflower processor in Canada • Wholesale packaging for birdfood & human edible products • Inshell / Kernel • Automation
  6. 6. FLAX FACILITY • Located in Winkler • Cleaning facility for brown & golden flax • Process 20-25 million pounds of flaxseed each year. • Wholesale Packaging • Ground/milled flax
  7. 7. BIRDFOOD FACILITY • Located in Winnipeg • Packaging of all or our retail products including our Emerald Farms products. • Package 30 million pounds of mixed birdseed last year. • Moving to automation to improve packaging efficiencies.
  8. 8. Marketing Factors • Farmers should have their own storage (Drying)facilities. • Corn hybrids should be selected that are 5 days shorter then what is grown in their area, this will increase the bushel weight. • Farmers must know quality of his grains or hay, this will reflect pricing. • Farmers must send samples that reflect, the grain lot. Food grade verses Feed “From the Field to the Market and everything in-between”
  9. 9. Marketing Factors • Chose Buyers that have Grain Dealers Licences. • Always have signed contracts • Check on Buyers payment terms. • Who is paying for & organizing the freight. • Try to establish a good working relationship with your buyer. Contact them often to give reports on crops,& grain in storage. “From the Field to the Market and everything in-between”
  10. 10. 2013 Grain Crops • Forward Contracts. FOB Farm Prices • Blue Corn. $15.00/bu • Soybeans any variety $24.00/bu. Nop-Jas Soybeans $26.00/bu. We have our own varieties • SRWW 12.50/Bu. • Black Turtle Beans $42.00/bu. • Spelt 12% protein $625.00/mt “From the Field to the Market and everything in-between”

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