Maurice
Posted: January 20, 2022

Amount:

No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:

Loan


Description:

Farm Credit Canada through its Crop Inputs program supports farmers to get the inputs they need and an extended payment date. Applicants have 12 months to purchase fuel, fertilizer and crop protection, and up to 18 months to pay.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to 100% of the input purchase with a dedicated loan tied to the applicant's local retailer.

Input financing is offered through local retailers . The applicant will pay interest and other fees, if applicable.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

The applicant must be a producer.

Applications Steps:

1

contact FCC by phone at 1-888-522-2555 or email an FCC representative; 

2

apply through their FCC Online Services Account, if existing FCC customers. 

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must:

  • generate a net worth statement,
  • collect past three years of tax returns or accountant-prepared financial statements,
  • gather recent pay stubs or written employer verification for off-farm income (if applicable),
  • bring government-issued photo ID (drivers license, passport),
  • collect shareholder agreements (if any),
  • assemble copies of existing operating loan agreements (if applicable),
  • build a business and marketing plan,
  • prepare and maintain a cash flow budget.

About the author 

Maurice

Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
Click here to learn more about Moe's background and how he can help your business.

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