Tag: Erwin Hanley

‘All the ingredients for success’: Flax Council announces restructuring

“An exciting time for Canadian flax,” is how the new chair of the Flax Council of Canada describes the announcement of a new structure for the national flax organization on Wednesday. The Flax Council’s restructuring comes after the council decided to close its Winnipeg head office in January due to the need to reduce costs, with… Read more »

Easier Straw Management a Priority as SaskFlax Focuses on Seed Over Fibre

When it comes to flax, farmers want to see two things: higher yields and easier straw management, says the chair of the Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission. While flax grower organizations have invested significant resources over the last few years in researching agronomic practices for higher yields, Erwin Hanley, who farms south of Regina, says they’ve realized they also… Read more »