Canadian Canola Growers Association

Why a Cash Advance from CCGA?

Why should you choose a farm cash advance from CCGA?
  • $1,000,000 available to all farmers, which includes — ​
    • up to $250,000* interest-free for all eligible commodities,
    • interest-bearing portion at prime rate less 0.25%.​​

*The interest-free limit was increased to $250,000 on March 25, 2024.

  • 50​ eligible commodities, including all major field crops and livestock, as well as organic crops and cattle
  • Up to 18-month repayment period on all crops, honey, hogs, lambs, sheep, and goats
  • Up to 24-month repayment period on all cattle and bison​
​​​CCGA's low-interest rate lowers your cost of production, which allows you to stretch your own dollar further. The added farm cash flow also gives you more time to execute your grain marketing plan. You can sell when the time and price are best for you.

​​​​​​ ​​​Our experienced team makes it easy to apply. Call us today

How do I apply?

CCGA offers farmers a number of ways to apply for a cash advance, including:

Online: if you are an existing CCGA cash advance customer, log into your online account.

Call 1-866-745-2256, option 1.​

Download and fill in an application form​.

Learn more about applying for a cash advance.

​​​​​​Why a cash advance from CCGA?

CCGA is the largest and most experienced Advance Payments Program administrator ​in Canada and strives to make the program as convenient as possible. To do this, we offer:

  • One-stop shop for farm cash advances. CCGA offers advances on more than 50 field crops and livestock types (conventional and organic), all on one application. 
  • Account management made simple. CCGA offers multiple ways to manage your account, including online or on-the-go with our CCGA online account​.
  • Quick transactions through your bank. When applying, CCGA allows you to choose EFT (electronic funds transfer), which deposits your cheque directly into your bank account. Then, when it’s time to repay your advance, you can do so through your financial institution—​in-branch, over the phone, or online. Learn ​more about repaying your advance.
  • Easy repayment when you deliver grain to your local elevator. The elevator staff can take the advance deduction and submit it directly to CCGA on your behalf.

The Advance Payments Program is a federal program administered by Canadian Canola Growers​ Association. It offers Canadian farmers marketing flexibility through interest-free and low-interest cash advances.

​​ ​Helping Farmers Succeed for ​​​​​40 years.​​