Canadian Canola Growers Association

CCGA issues 1,500 cash advances to farmers on first day of 2021 APP

April 1, 2021CCGA Release

​​​​​​​​​​​​Winnipeg, MB — It’s the start of a new year at Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). Today, the association kicked off the first day of the 2021 Advance Payments Program (APP) by issuing cash advances to 1,500 Western Canadian farmers, all who had applications assessed during CCGA’s pre‑application process.

“It’s the biggest first day of the program we’ve ever had, injecting over $200 million into farmers’ operations as they prepare to plant the 2021 crop,” says Rick White, President & CEO at CCGA. “Spring cash flow needs are top of mind with farmers this year, and we’re pleased that we’ve been able to serve so many farmers the first day, allowing them to take ... (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​Winnipeg, MB — It’s the start of a new year at Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). Today, the association kicked off the first day of the 2021 Advance Payments Program (APP) by issuing cash advances to 1,500 Western Canadian farmers, all who had applications assessed during CCGA’s pre‑application process.

“It’s the... (read more)

PMRA decision on seed treatments maintains canola farmers’ access to critical tool for sustainable production

March 31, 2021CCGA & CCC Release

​​​​​​​​Winnipeg, MB — Earlier today, Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) released its final special review decision on clothianidin and thiamethoxam, two important seed treatments that farmers use to protect their emerging canola crops from early season pests. The final decision found that current use of these products by canola... (read more)