Check Off Info
MFGA is a member organization committed to maximizing net income from flax
The Manitoba Flax Growers Association (MFGA) has been designated as the “certified organization” by the Certification Agency, under the “Agricultural Producers’ Organization Funding Act”, to collect a check-off for flax in the Province of Manitoba. MFGA is a member organization committed to maximizing net income from flax.
The check-off rate in Manitoba is set at 0.5% of Sale Price. The check-off applies to all commercial seed sales of flax grown in the province of Manitoba. (Flax purchased for seed purposes is exempt.) Straw has a fee of 1% of the selling price.
Producers not wishing to contribute to the program will be able to request a refund on their monies through MFGA twice a year. Refund applications for August1st – January 31st must be received at the above address by February 28th. Refund applications for Feb. 1st – July 31st must be received by August 31st.
Should you wish the check-off returned, please contact our office directly at:
Manitoba Flax Growers Association
465 – 167 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T6