We bundled up the flax yesterday to remove it from the field and stop the retting process. At first the report was that all the flax is over retting as we have had a bunch of rain days since our harvesting. Also the report is that this year has been a very hot growing season and there is not as much flax in the stalks to yield.
Upon further inspection and testing we immediately found two varieties that have great breaking strength and dented my fingers pulling it apart, but the lesser harvest per stalks seems to be accurate. All of the flax is spi….