Supporting the Agricultural Industry and Farmers of Quebec
Whether you’re an aspiring farmer, operate an established farm or own a forestry business in Quebec, you can get the financial support you need with secured loans guaranteed by La Financière Agricole du Québec (FADQ).
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La Financière Agricole du Quebec Loan Is Commonly Used For:
- Young producers looking to establish themselves on an existing farm, or are starting a new business
- Farm business projects that aim to improve land, diversify production or start a greenhouse operation
- Agricultural businesses looking to expand operations or invest in the future of the business
- Be located in the province of Quebec
- Demonstrate long-term viability of their enterprise
- Have property that is at least 60% owned by agricultural practitioners
- Abide by the environmental standards set forth in the Environment Quality Act (R.S.Q., chapter Q-2) and the Agricultural Operations Regulation, including the requirements involving the phosphorus report and the operating rights
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Save on Interest
Get a minimum interest rate discount of 0.30% to 0.60% off the interest rate for the entire term of your loan.
The Right Funds to Support Your Business
- Agricultural loans are available up to $5,000,000
- Forestry loans are available up to $750,000
Protection Against Interest Rate Increases
FADQ offers two kinds of protection against interest rate hikes for those working full-time in agriculture, and/or starting out in the industry;
- Preferred Rate protection which is applicable on financing of up to $500,000.
- Service Rate for establishments which is offered to young people in the establishment phase for financing of up to $500,000 and that have a maximum repayment period of 5 years.
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