Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:46 PM CST

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Export demand for western Canadian flax is expected to see an increase in the 2012/13 (Aug/Jul) crop year, Jonathon Driedger, senior market analyst with FarmLink Marketing Solutions, said in a presentation at the annual Wild Oats Grain World Conference in Winnipeg Monday.

Driedger expects exports of western Canadian flax to increase to 436,000 metric tons in 2012/13, from 391,000 in 2011/12.

The increase is linked to growing demand for the oilseed in China, and a jump in buying interest from Europe due to production problems in the former Soviet Union.

"In December 2012, we saw more ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
DTN Fertilizer Outlook
White House Releases Antibiotics Plan
Making Money With Manure - 3
Windy Day Danger
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Making Money With Manure - 2