Commodity Groups Held Four Consultation Meetings
The MCGA board of directors extends a sincere thank you to all the farmers who attended one of the regional meetings or presentations, and provided their thoughts and input to the Manitoba Commodity Organization Amalgamation Proposal. The report is available at the following temporary website set up for this consultation period: www.mbcrops.ca. You can still provide feedback to any of the MCGA directors.
Further consultation will occur at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
The 2017 Manitoba Corn Hybrid Performance Trials brochure from the Manitoba Corn Committee is now available! Click here to view.
The 2017-2018 Advance Payments Program (APP) forms are available here.
Headquartered in Carman, MB the Manitoba Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is a not-for-profit organization representing over 1,500 farmers who grow corn in the province of Manitoba. The MCGA is directed by a twelve-member grower Board of Directors dedicated to advancing the corn industry in Manitoba in the areas of market development, promotion, research and education. The full information is included in our Constitution and Bylaws.
1.) To encourage, promote and to assist in the development of grain and silage corn, as an economical alternative to other crops.
2.) To co-operate with government departments and agencies and with industry, in efforts to develop improved management practices.
3.) To encourage research and experimentation in variety improvement, and in determining and demonstrating the potential of corn in Manitoba, as a grain and silage crop.
4.) To co-operate in educational programs, and in facilitating exchanges of information and experience between growers.
5.) To encourage efforts to explore and develop market opportunities.
For over 35 years, the MCGA has been helping farmers with their cash flow needs by administering the financially guaranteed Advance Payments Program (APP) offering cash advance loans on corn, wheat, barley, oats, soybeans, all pulse crops, sunflowers, canola, flax, buckwheat, rye and other special crops. To take advantage of the new one stop and to see the full list of crops and prices for the current program, click here.
Box 188, Carman MB R0G 0J0
Carman, Manitoba Canada R0G 0J0