Canadian Canola Growers Association

Drought have you concerned about contract shortfalls?

July 28, 2021Hub Article

​​​​​The 2021 growing season is testing farmers' resilience prairie-wide and leaving many with tough decisions on the state of their crop. Below-average moisture and unrelenting hot temperatures in July have created widespread damage, leaving farmers with the dilemma of protecting existing yields or abandoning their crop altogether and seeking alternative options.

For those with contracts, being short on volume and quality is increasingly a reality. CCGA has engaged both the Western Grain Elevators Association and the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association to express the real challenges facing the 2021 canola crop and widespread concern of potential contract shortfalls.

With tight old crop... (read more)

​​​​​The 2021 growing season is testing farmers' resilience prairie-wide and leaving many with tough decisions on the state of their crop. Below-average moisture and unrelenting hot temperatures in July have created widespread damage, leaving farmers with the dilemma of protecting existing yields or abandoning their crop altogether and seeking... (read more)

Growing Flexibility with a Cash Advance

June 22, 2021Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​​More and more, farmers are taking a second look at their cash advance as a way to: 1) balance the highs and lows of seasonal cash flow, 2) reduce operating borrowing costs, and 3) realize grain​ marketing objectives by better timing commodity sales.

A cash advance from CCGA is an excellent financing tool to provide... (read more)