Advanced Payment Program

The Manitoba Pork Credit Corporation (MPCC) administers the Advance Payments Program (APP) for the hog industry in Manitoba. Under the program, eligible producers (who must own the animals covered under the program) are able to receive a cash advance up to a limit of $400,000. The first $100,000 is interest-free, allowing producers to meet short-term financial obligations. The cash advance is available for weaned piglets, feeder pigs and market hogs. Livestock is not eligible once it has been sent for slaughter, and animals that are or were used as breeding stock are not eligible.

Manitoba Pork Credit Corporation operates from the offices of Manitoba Pork, but is a separate entity with its own board of directors.

The Advance Payments Program, administered by MPCC, is made available to Canadian farmers through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

For more information on the APP, contact:
Randy Ozunko, Advance Payments Program Manager
Phone: (204) 233-1913
Toll free: 1 (866) 557-5452
Fax: (204) 233-7078

Chop Talk – Issue #23Aug 24th, 2016

In this issue of Chop Talk:   Alberta Pork Town Hall – Wednesday, August 24 at 11:30 a.m. PigTrace: Introduction of financial penalties; Manitoba Hydro’s classification of livestock buildings; BBQ & Blues: Hip shaking, lip smacking! Partners: Manitoba Pork and Siloam …

News and Events

PigTrace Canada: Introduction of financial penalties

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

PigTrace, the Canadian Pork Council’s (CPC) national traceability program, became mandatory in July 2014 under the Government of Canada’s Health of Animals Regulations. To date, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) traceability enforcement has focused on education and, on rare …

CWSHIN 2nd quarter 2016 report released

Thursday, August 18, 2016

CWSHIN (the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network) was created in 2015 to help producers stay informed about swine disease monitoring and disease knowledge transfer in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. This Western Canadian alliance of producers, veterinarians and scientists issues quarterly reports …

Unused medication and pesticide collection coming to Manitoba this fall

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) is working with CleanFARMS to conduct a collection of unwanted, obsolete and expired livestock medications and pesticides at no cost to producers. You can take advantage of this opportunity at 19 locations in Manitoba …

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