Satisfying birds’ appetites steals confection premium

Manitoba Ag Days | Feathered friends send black oil sunflowers prices up

After years of planting confection sunflowers, Manitoba growers are shifting toward black oil sunflowers because the price gap between the two commodities has narrowed. Manitoba sunflower growers have historically received a premium of seven cents or more per pound for confectionery sunflowers compared to black oils. However, the premium has narrowed because the bird food […] Read more