How to calculate your eligibility for an Actual Seeded AdvanceJune 20, 2017Hub VideoAs planting season continues, a cash advance from CCGA can help boost your farm's cash flow. With $100,000 interest-free and up to $400,000 at a blended interest rate below CIBC Prime, a cash advance helps you lower your cost of production, while giving you more time to execute your grain marketing plan.Cash advance amounts are based on what crops you've seeded or livestock you're raising on your farm. A simple formula helps you calculate what you're eligible for, up to those maximum amounts above.So, what are you eligible for?For an Actual Seeded Advance, your eligible amount depends on the crop(s) you're planting, your land/soil type, seeded acres of each crop, crop insurance or AgriStability coverage levels, and the CCGA advance rate for a given crop. All this calculated together gives you an eligible amount.When applying for an Actual Seeded Advance, you can also apply for an advance on any stored grain you have on your farm or on the five livestock types CCGA advances on.In this video, we walk you through how to calculate your eligibility for an Actual Seeded Advance, and where to find key crop insurance information on your provincial forms. If you have any questions or would like to start an application over the phone, give us a call at 1-866-745-2256, option 1 and we'll be happy to help. You can also learn more about applying for a cash advance here on our website, or read why a cash advance provides you financial flexibility.