Flax – ND Hammond

Characteristics

Yield: High Potential
Seed Color: Brown
Height: Medium
Maturity: Medium
Wilt: Resistant

About ND Hammond Flax Seed

ND Hammond flax seed was named in honor of longtime NDSU flax breeder Dr. James Hammond who made significant contributions to flax research. This flax seed variety was released in 2018. The North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association has rights to production and distribution of seed.

This brown-seeded flax variety that is adapted to the flax growing region of the United States. It has medium maturity and high yield potential. In trials from 2015-2017 it had the greatest average yield of all entries tested. ND Hammond has good oil drying quality and resistance to flax wilt. Like other flax varieties, it has the characteristic blue flowers and has medium seed size. 

To help ensure genetic purity, this variety is protected under Plant Variety Protection Title V and must be sold as a class of certified seed.

ND Hammond Strengths
• High Yield Potential
• Good Oil Quality

Unauthorized Propagation Prohibited PVPA 1994 Pending
To be sold by variety name only as a class of certified seed
Licensed in the U.S. to NDCISA
A research fee applies to this variety

Flax yield (bu/acre) averages across North Dakota, 2015-2017.

 ND HammondGold NDYorkCarterPembinaNekomaOmegaAverage
ColorBrownYellowBrownYellowBrownBrownYellow
201522.522.221.119.520.219.116.520.1
201631.630.330.729.526.630.124.929.4
201734.634.532.231.232.629.630.632.7
Average29.629.028.026.726.526.324.027.4

Data and information extracted from variety release documents, unpublished experimental data and NDSU Extension Publication A1105-17.

Seed Dealers

CountyName, CityPhoneClass
BurkeChristiansen Farm Inc, Flaxton701-596-3870R
CavalierAmes, Steven, Munich701-370-1605R
CavalierDicks` Seed LLC, Munich701-682-5151R
CavalierLangdon Research Ext Center, Langdon701-256-2582F
DivideFagerbakke Farms, Inc (Dwight), Noonan701-339-5013R
FosterCarrington Res/Ext Center, Carrington701-652-2951F
KidderDeKrey, Tim, Steele701-475-2349R
LaMoureB & B Seed Farms, Jud701-685-2263R
McIntoshWerth Seed Farm, Lehr701-320-6976R
RamseyLeiphon, Adam, Crary701-398-3067R
RenvilleAckerson, Sheldon, Sherwood701-459-2892R
RenvilleKnutson, Brian, Sherwood701-459-2276R
TownerMickelson, Tim, Rolla701-477-2203R
WalshMatejcek, Kent & Kevin, Brocket701-259-2273R
WardBirdsall Grain & Seed LLC, Berthold701-453-3300R
WardFinken Farms & Seeds LLP, Douglas701-529-4421R
WardNorth Central Res/Ext Center, Minot701-857-7677F
WilliamsHalverson, TJ, Tioga701-664-9428R