Program Comparison

What’s Important to you?

    • Maximize cash flow
    • Low or no interest
    • Financing for production or marketing
    • Year-round operating capital

Here are some options:

Commodity Loan Program (CLP)
Operating capital for crop inputs Operating capital for crop inputs
$750,000 Loan Maximum $400,000 Loan Maximum
100% approved limit @ Prime First $100,000 - Interest-free / Balance @ Prime
Financing up to 22 months
(Includes enrollment in storage component)
Financing up to 18 months
(Includes enrollment in storage component)
Amount borrowed is geared to ‘actual’ cash
costs of operation @ 70/75% of farm gate value
The loan rate is calculated at approximately 50% of the projected farm gate value
Loan calculations are related to Production Insurance Guarantee Loan calculations are related to Production Insurance Guarantee, AgriStability Reference Margin, ASRA Reference Margin or quantity of product in storage
Farm-fed component included Farm-fed grains and silage are not eligible
Repayment: Repayment:
As crop is marketed (no receipts required)
Farm-fed grains/silage (Nov-Feb)
As crop is marketed - supported by receipts after Jan-31
Repayment commodity specific
Deadline to repay: February 28th Deadline to repay: December 30th in case of non-storable crops
Can transfer balance to APP storage before February 28th Can transfer balance to APP storage before December 30th