Channel Financing

Options To Maximize Your Savings

Choosing your seed for the year is a big decision for many reasons. And at Channel, we pride ourselves in not only providing high-yielding products and personalized service but also financing options that make saving money simple. So you can be confident that choosing Channel seed can help keep your costs down and your performance potential up.

Choose Channel Early and Save

Get products that perform and savings that will benefit your bottom line when you place your seed orders between September 1st and October 31st, 2022.

Book & Go1

Order your seed by 10/31/22 to qualify for a discount of $10/bag on corn and $4/bag on soybeans at the time of purchase.1

  Order By    October 31, 2022  
  Seed Discounts  $10/bag on corn     $4/bag on soybeans  

OR

Book & Grow1

Order 90% of the previous year’s net sales acres by 10/31/22 to qualify for a discount of $10/bag on corn and $4/bag on soybeans on your seed purchases all year long.1

  Order By    October 31, 2022  
  Seed Discounts  $10/bag on corn     $4/bag on soybeans  

Qualifying products: Channel brand corn, Channel brand soybeans and other authorized soybean products net units, which are calculated after returns, replants, transfers, and free seed.

Pay Early and Save

Pay before November 18th, 2022 to save an additional 10% on your entire seed order. 

Early Cash Discount2
  Pay By   November 18, 2022 December 9, 2022 January 13, 2023 March 17, 2023  
  Seed Discount  10%* 8%* 6%* 2%*  

Qualifying products: Channel brand corn, Channel brand soybeans and other authorized soybean products net units,  and Channel brand grain sorghum which are calculated after returns, replants, transfers, and free seed.

*If paying by credit card, the seed discount is 2% less than the published rate. Standard terms due in full by July 25, 2023.

Channel Preferred Financing

Through our partnership with John Deere Financial, you can receive financing options plus a Channel seed discount. 

Determine your savings and available finance offers with our Crop Input Finance Calculator.

Channel Preferred Financing
  Date Early Cash Discount2  Prime -1%3,5 1% APR4,5   
  November 18  10% 8% discount 2% discount  
  December 9 8% 6% discount 1% discount  
  January 13 6% 4% discount 1% discount  
  March 17 2% - -  

Qualifying products: Channel brand corn, Channel brand soybeans and other authorized soybean products net units,  and Channel brand grain sorghum which are calculated after returns, replants, transfers, and free seed.

Subject to approval. Minimum $2,500 purchase. No payment due until November 2023.

 

Alternative Financing Options

John Deere Financial Bridge Financing

John Deere Financial account holders can take advantage of early seed discounts prior to paying their current existing balance.*

Channel HarvestPlan Financing

Fixed 0% APR interest with delayed payment until November 2023, when you sign up on-line by May 31, 2023, and make a minimum purchase of $2,500. Apply with our online application.

Qualifying products: Acceleron® products, Channel brand corn, Channel brand soybeans and other authorized soybean products net units,  and Channel brand grain sorghum which are calculated after returns, replants, transfers, and free seed.

Customer must have an active Technology/Stewardship Agreement (TSA) and Seedsmen must have an active Seedsman Agreement.

 

A customer can participate in Prepay, John Deere Financing and Fixed 0% APR financing programs BUT NOT ON THE SAME UNIT OF SEED/DOLLAR.

Channel Seedsmen Are Here to Help

Submit your question(s) below and an expert Channel Seedsman will contact you to help you choose the financing option that’s right for your needs. 

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1 If the customer reduces their Pre-October 31, 2022 “booked” corn and soybean units by more than 15%, the customer will not receive the corn $10 off per unit or soybean $4 off per unit discount. To receive the Book & Grow Discount, the customer must order 90% of the previous year’s net sales acres to qualify for the discount all year long.

2 Prepay + Discount cannot exceed Eligible Seed Sales, and if it does, the associated discount will be reversed after the year-end Settlement process. Eligible sales include all transactions on the customer’s account from September 01, 2022 to Settlement Date or August 31, 2023, whichever comes first. 

3 Offer valid on qualifying purchases made between September 01, 2022 to August 31, 2023. Prime -1% APR from the date of purchase, which may be prior to delivery, until November 2023, when the entire transaction amount and accrued interest are due in full. Regular Multi-Use Account rates will apply after that date. The Prime Rate will vary with the Citibank Prime Rate.

4 Offer valid on qualifying purchases made between September 01, 2022 to January 13, 2023. Fixed 0% APR from the date of purchase, which may be prior to delivery, until November 2023, when the entire transaction amount is due in full. Regular Multi-Use Account rates will apply after that date.

5 Offer limited to Multi-Use Account Agricultural customers with an available Special Terms limit. Subject to the Multi-Use Account credit agreement and approval. Offer may be limited to qualifying products. $2,500 minimum purchase required. Subject to merchant participation, see your local merchant for complete details. Multi-Use Accounts are a service of John Deere Financial, f.s.b.

*Approval, posting and funding of the new transaction are subject to the customer paying down their Special Terms balance until there is enough available credit to accommodate the transaction and the customer remains in good credit standing.

To receive an Early Cash Discount: Payments mailed to Lockbox must be USPS postmarked by the Early Cash Discount published deadline. All other methods of payments must be processed before 3:59 p.m. on the day of the Early Cash Discount published deadline. Please allow 3-5 business days for your transaction to process.

Prior to delivery of orders, customers must have a sufficient credit line with Channel or have pre-payment in full.

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