FarmCash FAQ

Farm Cash is a new cash advance program being administered by the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. This Alberta-administered program is designed to help producers meet their financial needs, cash flow obligations and increase marketing opportunities to improve profitability.

Producers can access up to $1 million per program year and are eligible for $100,000 interest-free and the remaining at our low interest rate of TD Prime minus 0.75 per cent. 

  • FarmCash offers an efficient web-based application process that saves you time and paperwork.
  • FarmCash is committed to excellent customer service.
  • All proceeds from this program will be re-invested in Alberta’s agriculture industry.

You can apply for a FarmCash advance in four ways:

  1. Online: Apply through our easy and convenient web-based platform. Our online application saves applicants time and paperwork, navigating you through forms that are relevant to the commodities you are applying for.
  2. Download the form: Download and complete the application form. Send it back in any of the following ways:
    • Email: farmcash@albertawheat.com
    • Fax: 403-717-1966
    • Mail:

       6815-8 St. NE Attn: FarmCash
      Suite #200
      Calgary, AB
      T2E 7H7

    • Drop it off in person to our mailing address listed above.
  3. Over the phone: Call 1-855-376-2274 and a FarmCash representative will help you through your application process.  
  4. In person: Apply in person at our head office in Calgary located at 6815-8 St. NE, Suite #200.

It's FREE to apply! So go ahead, apply today through our easy online platform at farmcashadvance.com

Our initial focus will be on the Alberta market. We believe our strong relationships with Alberta producers provide us the best opportunity to establish a viable and competitive cash advance program.

100 per cent of proceeds from the program will be used to benefit the entire agriculture industry in Alberta.

Farmers are encouraged to call 1-855-376-2274 to speak to a Farm Cash representative or email farmcash@albertawheat.com.

Grains, Oilseeds & Pulse

  • Corn
  • Alfalfa Seed
  • Bromes Grass - Smooth Seed
  • Clover Seed - S.C. Red
  • Fescue Seed - Creeping Red
  • Hemp Grain - Conventional
  • Sunflower - Non-Oil
  • Timothy Hay - Seed
  • Alfalfa
  • Barley
  • Barley - Feed
  • Beans - Other Colored
  • Beans - Pinto
  • Beans - White
  • Buckwheat
  • Canary Seed
  • Chickpeas - Kabuli
  • Durum
  • Fababeans
  • Hay
  • Hemp Seed
  • Lentils
  • Mustard
  • Oats
  • Oats - Feed
  • Peas - Dry
  • Rye - Fall
  • Rye - Spring
  • Timothy Hay - Choice
  • Timothy Hay - Premium
  • Timothy Hay - Standard
  • Timothy Hay - Supreme
  • Triticale
  • Wheat
  • Wheat - Feed
  • Wheat - Winter
  • Canola
  • Flax
  • Soybeans

Livestock

  • Calf - Feeder (400 - 700 lbs)
  • Cattle - Feeder (700 - 900 lbs)
  • Cattle - Finished (Less than 1250 lbs)
  • Cattle - Finished (More than 1250 lbs)
  • Heifers - Breeding - Calf
  • Heifers - Breeding - Bred
  • Cow - Breeding - Mature - has calved
  • Bull - Breeding - Yearling - Less than 2 yrs
  • Bull - Breeding - Mature - More than 2 yrs
  • Bison - Feeder (650 - 750 lbs)
  • Bison - Finished (900 - 1050 lbs)

Honey

  • Honey 
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