Canadian Agricultural Loans Act program – Helping Farmers Innovate and Expand

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What is the Canadian Agricultural Loans Act program (CALA) program?

A loan program for farmers and agricultural co-operatives.

What are the benefits?

  • Up to $500,000 per farm operation.
    • $500,000 for purchasing land and constructing or improving buildings.
    • $350,000 for all other eligible loan purposes such as purchasing farm equipment and breeding livestock.
  • Up to $3 million per agricultural co-operative.
  • Low interest rates and down payments with flexible repayment options.
  • Incentives for beginning and start-up farmers.

CALA loans are administered through your local financial institutions.

For more information about the CALA program and how to apply, call us toll-free at 1-866-367-8506.

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