Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner as they discuss the threats from Russia, along with the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve, plus the Ontario announcement and much more! We will also have a spotlight interview with… Read More

Happy day-after-host-Shaun-Haney’s birthday to you all! On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Dave Gallant of the Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA), on their Ag Advance program; Megan Tanel, president of the Association of the Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) on a recent white paper they released; Cornie Thiessen of ADAMA Canada, on supply chain issues and… Read More

This Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio is brought to you by the Canadian Canola Growers Association. On today’s show you’ll hear: Terry Betker of Backswath Management, on decision making and using data analytics or instincts; Dave Gallant of Canadian Canola Growers Association, talks about their cash advance program; and Brent Gloy of Purdue University, on… Read More

The government-backed Advance Payments Program, commonly called the cash advance, is a tool used by farmers to even-out cash flow and help take the pressure off marketing decisions. It has expanded over the past few decades from a small program offered by the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) for wheat, barley, and durum, to a program… Read More

The administration of cash advances has become a competitive business following legislative changes to the federal government’s cash advance program last year. With the passage of Bill C-18, each producer group that serves as an Advance Payments Program administrator (find a list here) can issue the short-term loans for all 45 crops and livestock types covered in… Read More

 

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