About the Program

About the APP Cash Advance Program

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

Manitoba Corn Growers Association, a founding member of MCA, had been an APP cash advance administrator since 1981. MCA proudly assumed administration of the APP cash advance program from Manitoba Corn Growers Association on Aug. 1, 2020.

MCA will continue providing personalized, friendly, small-town service, when you apply for and manage your APP cash advance. MCA’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)

MCA is now accepting applications for the 2022 program year with funds to be issued starting April 1, 2022. MCA offers advances on over 35 crop kinds and honey.

Learn more about the 2022 APP rates & fees.

Rates & Fees

Read about the important dates and deadlines for the 2022 program year for the APP Cash Advance Program.

Dates & Deadlines

MCA offers farmers multiple options to apply for an APP cash advance. Get more information about applying for the APP Cash Advance Program.

Application Forms

Read answers to commonly asked questions about the APP Cash Advance Program.

Frequently Asked Questions

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