*NEW* Producers must provide photo identification when applying for a cash advance loan under the 2018/19 Advance Payments Program.
- Crop producers will need to download items (a), (b),(c) and either
(d.1 or d.2) if you have not seeded yet, or
(e.1 or e.2) if you have planted, or
(f) if you have harvested.
- All ALBERTA PRODUCERS will need to download and complete (g).
Forms are now available in an electronic version and are fillable online, but must be printed to fill in the signature. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader for this update, which is available for download here. For producers that prefer to fill out by hand, print forms as usual.
Download forms below (pdf format)
(a) 2018 Cover Sheet Pre-Production
(b) 2018 Producer Application
(c) 2018 Priority Agreement
(d1) 2018 Pre-Production Worksheet
(d2) 2018 Pre-Production Worksheet for Agristability
(e1) 2018 Final Pre-Production Worksheet
(e2) 2018 Final Pre-Production Worksheet for Agristability
(f) 2018 Post-Production Worksheet
(g) Guarantee Acknowledgement Certificate – Must be completed by all ALBERTA Residents
- Honey producers will now download regular applications listed above.
- Honey producers must provide a copy of their insurance indicating Manitoba Corn Growers Association as the first loss payable.
- Please note: the amount of insurance coverage required must be equal to the amount of the Cash Advance that you are applying for.
The MCGA Agricultural Products include grain corn, Kentucky bluegrass seed, alfalfa seed, annual and perennial ryegrass, baled hay (for domestic sales only) and sunflowers on behalf of the National Sunflower Association of Canada (NSAC) in Western Canada; all pulse crops in Manitoba on behalf of the Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) and honey in Manitoba on behalf of the Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association (MBA).
New crops for Manitoba include durum, canola, flax, buckwheat, canary seed, mustard, hemp seed, wheat, mustard Ethiopian, camelina, millet, barley, oats, triticale, and rye.
The Advance Rates for the 2018-2019 production period are:
Canary Seed $4.47/bu
Corn (Grain Only) $2.21/bu
Desi Chick Peas $0.13/lb
Faba Beans $0.04/lb
Great Northern $0.16/lb
Hay (domestic sales) $58.20/T
Hay (AB) $63.05/T
Hemp Seed $0.27/lb
Kabuli Chick Peas $0.16/lb
Kentucky Blue Grass $0.38/lb
Mustard Ethiopian $4.40/bu
Other Coloured $0.16/lb
Peas (MB Only) $3.16/bu
Rye (Fall) $1.97/bu
Ryegrass (Annual) $0.19/lb
Ryegrass (Perennial) $0.29/lb
Sunflower Confects $0.14/lb
Sunflower Oils $0.11/lb
Wheat (Winter) $2.38/bu
White Pea (Navy) $0.15/lb