*NEW* Producers must provide photo identification when applying for a cash advance loan under the 2017/18 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) 2017 Cover Sheet Pre-Production
(b) 2017 Producer Application
(c) 2017 Priority Agreement
(d1) 2017 Pre Production Worksheet
(d2) 2017 Pre-Production Worksheet for agristability
(e1) 2017 Final Pre-Production Worksheet
(e2) 2017 Final Pre-Production Worksheet for Agristability
(f) 2017 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 2017-2018 production period are:
Alfalfa Seed $0.92/lb
Annual Ryegrass $0.16/lb
Perennial Ryegrass $0.26/lb
Kentucky Blue Grass $0.38/lb
Sunflower Confects $0.14/lb
Sunflower Oils $0.11/lb
White Pea (Navy) $0.17/lb
Great Northern $0.18/lb
Other Coloured $0.18/lb
Peas (MB Only) $3.88/bu
Faba Beans $0.04/lb
Kabuli Chick Peas $0.16/lb
Mustard Ethiopian $4.51/bu
Fall Rye $2.59/bu
Hemp Seed $0.34/lb
Canary Seed $4.47/bu
Alfalfa Seed (BC & AB) $0.87/lb
Hay (AB) $63.05/T