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 #34Nov 27th, 2015

Read Online: Chop Talk – Issue #34 – November 27, 2015 In this issue of Chop Talk: Canadian Pork Council Fall Meeting; Winnipeg Harvest’s Empty Bowls get filled; Real Dirt on Farming Workshop – Dec 15; 12 Days of Christmas …

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