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Canadian Flax Industry Update – Spring 2013

Production estimates are pegged at a million plus acres. Producers have and continue to grow flax for several good reasons:

  • the net income of flax outperforms that of other crops
  • flax works well in the rotation
  • it is easy to grow
  • it is a lower risk for the farm than other crops

Add to that, new tools in the toolbox are increasing yields and profitability for producers. One tool is the herbicide Authority®, which is effective for kochia control. Another is Headline®, a fungicide that shows increased pasmo control. Flax is becoming the crop of choice versus the crop of chance.

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Screen shot 2013-06-12 at 2.13.34 PMAlso for reading is the 2013 SUMMER CANADIAN FLAX INDUSTRY UPDATE.

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