An influx of flax in North Dakota
If June estimates stick, North Dakota farmers will have planted about 100,000 acres more of flax seed this year over 2009 and state Ag Commissioner Doug Goehring only expects to see an increase next year.
North Dakota produces more than 95 percent of the nation's flax and that's remarkable, he said.
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