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Flax Production in North Dakota

Producers grow two types of flax: seed flax for the oil in its seed and nutritional value, and fiber flax for the fiber in its stem.

Frost Injury to Ripening Flax

1988-91 research in Canada showed that night temperatures had to drop to below 27 degrees Fahrenheit in order to severely damage immature green seeds.