Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Producer Alerts

Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the Period of September 20 to September 26, 2016

Despite the weekend rain, producers were still able to make progress with harvest. Seventy per cent of the 2016 crop is now combined and 22 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut, 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

AAFC: Outlook for Principal Field Crops – September

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has released the September report for Canada: Outlook for Principal Field Crops. The estimated flax production remains at 577,000 tonnes for the 2016-17 crop year. MORE >

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 >

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 >