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Re‘flaxing’ in northern Minnesota

    By Liz Morrison Roseau County, Minn. — Fields of sky blue flax could once again blanket northwestern Minnesota. Farmers from Roseau and Marshall counties are growing flaxseed and fiber to be used in a new technology process for making soft linen fibers that can be knitted, like cotton. If successful, this new technology could revive northern Minnesota’s flax industry — once a major crop sector — and spur new value-added… Continue Reading Re‘flaxing’ in northern Minnesota