Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Producer Alerts

Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the Period of June 13 to June 19, 2017

With the recent rainfall across the province in the past week, crop development has improved. The warm and wet weather was welcomed in areas that were experiencing moisture stress. MORE >

2016 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 21.3% for 2016. 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 – June

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has released the June report for Canada: Outlook for Principal Field Crops. The report for flaxseed is forecasting a 19% increase in area in Canada and increased production.MORE >

SaskFlax Director Election Results

The Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission election is complete and the results are available.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 >