Canadian Canola Growers Association

Cash Advance Program Enhancements Support Farmers

May 1, 2019CCGA Release

​​​​​Winnipeg, Manitoba — Earlier today, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced a series​ of enhancements to the Advance Payments Program (APP) that support farmers facing cash flow challenges in Canada's grains and oilseeds sector. These changes include increasing the maximum allowable limit available under the APP from $400,000 to $1,000,000, and expanding the program's interest-free component for canola from $100,000 to $500,000 until market conditions stabilize. The interest-free component will remain at $100,000 for all other commodities included under the APP.

"The current market situation is creating great uncertainty for farmers," says Bernie... (read more)

​​​​​Winnipeg, Manitoba — Earlier today, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced a series​ of enhancements to the Advance Payments Program (APP) that support farmers facing cash flow challenges in Canada's grains and oilseeds sector. These changes include increasing the maximum allowable limit available under the APP... (read more)

China: Update on canola seed market access

April 1, 2019CCGA Statement

​​​​​​​Canadian Canola Growers Association continues to work on behalf of growers through the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) on the challenges that persist for canola seed exports to China. Chinese buyers remain unwilling to purchase Canadian canola seed, and the licenses of two companies (Richardson and Viterra) to export canola seed to China... (read more)