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FarmCash now available across the West

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alberta Wheat is opening up its FarmCash Advance Payments Program to growers across Western Canada. The farm group began the program in the fall of 2018 and offers cash advances to producers of more than 50 agricultural commodities – including all major crops, livestock and honey. There are 33 “administrators” of the federal loan guarantee […] Read more

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Cash advance website revamped

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Alberta Wheat Commission has launched a new online platform that it says makes applying for a cash advance simpler and easier. “We pinpointed areas that could be time consuming for applicants and came up with solutions that will speed up the application process,” said Syeda Khurram, Alberta Wheat’s chief financial officer and COO of […] Read more

Second farm organization offering cash advances

Reading Time: < 1 minute Producers have another option when seeking a cash advance. Beginning Sept. 1, the Alberta Wheat Commission will provide cash advances through FarmCash under the federal government’s Advance Payments Program. The federal loan guarantee program provides low-interest cash advances up to $400,000, with the first $100,000 interest free. FarmCash will offer advances on 45 commodities, including […] Read more