Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Current Events

Nov 14, 2016
Saskatchewan Oilseed Producer Meetings
Jan 09, 2017
SaskFlax Annual General Meeting
Jan 10, 2017
CropSphere 2017

Producer Alerts

Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the Period of October 4 to October 10, 2016

Heavy rain and snow over the past several days has stalled harvest. Eighty-one per cent of the 2016 crop is combined and 15 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. 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 >