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2017 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 48.8% for 2017. MORE >

Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the Period of October 17 to October 23, 2017

Harvest has all but wrapped up for producers in the province as 99 per cent of the crop is now combined, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. There are still some crops such as flax, soybean and sunflower left to be combined. 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 – March

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has released the March report for Canada: Outlook for Principal Field Crops.MORE >

SaskFlax Welcomes Flax Agronomist to the Team

SaskFlax hired Michelle Beaith as Flax Agronomist for the organization. Michelle will be providing flax agronomy information and helping to plan research funding opportunities for SaskFlax.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 >