Evaluation of a Fiber Flax Production System as a Low Input, Alternative Crop for Northern New England

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1993: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1994
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: flax
  • Animal Products: fiber, fur, leather


  • Energy: general energy

    Proposal summary:

    Demonstrate the production of fiber flax by testing the two latest, disease resistant varieties and harvest machinery from France.

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