Commercial flaxseed growers generally winnow the plants and allow them to dry in the field. For backyard flaxseed growers, harvesting flaxseed is a very different process usually done completely by hand. Click this article to learn how to harvest flaxseed.
Flax, one of the first crops domesticated by man, was used primarily for fiber. In recent years, we have become more aware of the plant?s many benefits - the seeds. Growing your own flaxseed isn?t difficult, and the beauty of the plant is an added bonus. Learn more here.