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Flax Market Snapshot for August 27, 2015

The following PDF is the latest Flax Market Snapshot for July 3, 2015. Click the link below to…

Flax Market Snapshot for July 3, 2015

The following PDF is the latest Flax Market Snapshot for July 3, 2015. Click the link below to…

Press Release – Manitoba Fiber Trials in Europe set to grow local industry

Manitoba Fiber trials in Europe set to grow local industry
By Mark Myrowich, May 20th, 2015, Riverton, MB

Locally owned Erosion Control Blanket (ECB) announced today that it will send 15 tons of Manitoba grown flax fiber to Europe for decortication trials with its European partner EcoTechnilin and La Chanvrière de l’Aube (LCDA) in France. This trial will be the first step in setting up a…

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Flax Council of Canada Stewardship Program Update

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (MARCH 23, 2015) – The Farm Stewardship Program was started in 2009 as a means to measure levels of Triffid at the farm. 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.

At the same time farmers were asked to shift from using their own…

Flax Market Snapshot for April 30, 2015

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Flax Market Snapshot for Dec 16, 2014

Flax Market Snapshot – December 16th, 2014The following PDF is the latest Flax Market Snapshot for December 16, 2014. Click the button below to…

Seed Manitoba 2015, now available for download

A Variety Selection & Growers Source Guide for Manitoba…

2014 Annual Report now available

The following PDF file is our annual report financial statements for the year ending July 31, 2014.

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*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Flax Council of Canada Stewardship Program Update

NEWS RELEASE – Flax Council Stewardhip Program Update – 11.21.14 WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (NOVEMBER 21, 2014) – The Flax industry has made considerable progress in the efforts to clear CDC Triffid, a genetically modified flax, from the grain supply once and for…

*News Release, For immediate release* Harper Government Invests to Improve the Competitiveness of Canadian Flaxseed

October 16, 2014 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Member of Parliament Joyce Bateman (Winnipeg South Centre), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of $3 million to the Flax Council of Canada to improve the genetic performance and agronomics of flax, an important oilseed crop for Canadian producers and processors.

This investment…

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