Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Producer Alerts

Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the Period of September 13 to September 19, 2016

A dry and windy week has allowed producers to make significant harvest progress. Sixty per cent of the 2016 crop has been combined and 28 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 – August

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has released the August report for Canada: Outlook for Principal Field Crops. For 2016-17 Statistics Canada has estimated flaxseed production of 576,000 tonnes. 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 >