About the Program

About the Advance Payments Program (APP)

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The Advance Payments Program (APP) is a federal program, delivered and administered by the Manitoba Crop Alliance. It offers Canadian farmers marketing flexibility through interest-free and low interest cash advances.

Manitoba Corn Growers Association, a founding member of the Manitoba Crop Alliance, had been an APP administrator since 1981. Manitoba Crop Alliance proudly assumed administration of the APP from the Manitoba Corn Growers Association on August 1, 2020.

Manitoba Crop Alliance will continue providing personalized, friendly, small town service, when you apply for and manage your APP cash advance. Manitoba Crop Alliance’s APP Service Standards defining the high level of service our customers can expect when they contact us can be read here: Service Standards for APP (PDF)

Manitoba Crop Alliance is now accepting applications for the 2021 program year with funds to be issued starting April 1, 2021. Manitoba Crop Alliance offers advances on over 35 crop kinds and honey. MCA is also accepting applications under the 2022 program year for winter wheat and fall rye planted in fall of 2021.

Learn more about the 2021 APP rates & fees.

Rates & Fees

Read about the important dates and deadlines for the 2021 program year for the Advance Payments Program.

Dates & Deadlines

Manitoba Crop Alliance offers farmers multiple options to apply for an APP cash advance. Get more information details for applying for the Advance Payments Program.

Application Forms

Read answers to commonly asked questions about the Advance Payments Program

Frequently Asked Questions

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