Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Producer Alerts

Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the Period of August 16 to August 22, 2016

Despite rain delays in some areas, Saskatchewan producers now have nine per cent of the 2016 crop combined, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report. MORE >

SaskFlax Nomination for Director Positions

The nomination for Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission director positions is currently open. The closing date is October 4, 2016 at 12pm. MORE >

2015 SR&ED Tax Credit for Research

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credit for registered flax producers that paid and have not requested a rebate is 19.01% for 2015. MORE >

Flax Council of Canada Stewardship Program Update

Sampling and testing of producer stocks both current and farm-saved provided an effective tool in monitoring the progress toward the effort to clear Triffid from the flax production. MORE >

More Flax News

CGC Notice for Flax Variety Deregistration August 1, 2017

The Canadian Grain Commission news release about the deregistration of CDC Arras, Flanders and Somme on August 1, 2017.MORE >

AAFC: Outlook for Principal Field Crops – June

The AAFC June Outlook for Principal Field Crops has been released. The report for flax is very similar to the May report. The average price range has narrowed to 440-470 per tonne.MORE >

Health Claim for Ground Flaxseed

Health Claim for ground flaxseed in Canada. Research confirms that daily consumption of five tablespoons (40 grams) of ground flaxseed will help to reduce cholesterol levels.MORE >