Saskflax: Re-constituted flax seed ready to launch this fall

October 3, 2013 – Harvest is now under way and the final steps for the re-constituted seed process will be handed from seed growers to flax producers to flush any traces of Triffid from their farms and the industry – once and for all.

Photo: Todd Hyra spoke to flax growers at the Flax Field Tour in Indian Head this summer.

“I am very proud of the cooperation and communication during…

SaskFlax: Re-constituted Flax Seed Update – No Name Change

Snippet from SaskFlax:

All appears to be on track for launching re-constituted flax seed this fall. However, there is one change to the industry’s original plan.

Due to policies with Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR does not apply on the same product with two different names), the notation “-14” will not be added to the names of CDC Sorrel and CDC Bethune. Re-constituted seed will continue to…

SaskFlax: Rebooting the Industry – From a Processor’s Perspective

Snippet from SaskFlax:

Canada’s flax industry continues to work together to eliminate traces of the genetically modified flaxseed Triffid from the flax supply. Processor stakeholders are working closely with their producer clients as well as implementing best management practices at their facilities with the goal of maintaining Canadian flax as a quality product in the global marketplace,…

SaskFlax: Re-constituted flax seed is ready to launch in fall 2013

Here is a snippet from their website:

After an unprecedented cooperative effort between the Crop Development Centre, the Flax Council of Canada, SaskFlax, Manitoba Flax Growers, Canadian Seed Growers Association (CSGA) and SeCan, supplies of re-constituted flax seed are ready to launch for the fall of 2013.

CDC Bethune and CDC Sorrel have been the mainstays of western Canadian…

SaskFlax: SaskFlax announces summer crop tour

Here is snippet from their website:

The Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission (SaskFlax) is pleased to announce plans for a field day this summer that will feature the latest research on seeding practices, soil nutrition and crop protection. Also featured will be presentations on the newest flax varieties under development, including re-constituted varieties.

Speakers w…

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