Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Producer Alerts

Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the Period May 17 to 23, 2016

According to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Crop Report for May 17 to 23 producers have seeded 81 percent of the crop. A week of warm, dry weather helped with seeding and some producers are applying in-crop weed control. 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

AAFC: Outlook for Principal Field Crops – May

The AAFC May Outlook for Principal Field Crops has been released. The report for flax reflects the recent report from Statistics Canada that seeded area for flax will decrease by 32 percent.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 >