Being a member pays off!

How does it works?

At Uniag Cooperative, there are three categories of members: the farmer member, the auxiliary individual member and the auxiliary business member.

By becoming a member of Uniag Cooperative, you become a co-owner of a successful business with a leading social and economic role for its region, in addition to benefiting from all the advantages associated with membership.

Currently the cooperative has more than 920 farmer members and over 364 auxiliary members.

Membership types

Farmer Member

Auxiliary Member - Business

Auxiliary Member - Individual

Farmer member

What are the advantages of becoming a member?

  • Be part of a group that benefits from technical meetings, information meetings and social activities, which also represent places of exchange that contribute to personal development.
  • Be part of a company that is primarily focused on member services.
  • Have access to specific promotions reserved for members.
  • Receive free of charge the magazine “Le coopérateur” which provides a wide range of information.
  • Have the right to vote at the Annual General Meeting
  • Have the opportunity to become a director of your cooperative and thus develop your entrepreneurial skills
  • Be eligible for the Cooperative Investment Plan (CIP), which saves taxes in Quebec while making good investments.
  • Receive a rebate in proportion to your purchases in the various sectors, based on the distribution of the cooperative’s profit proposed by the Board of Directors and established at the Annual General Meeting.
  • Own a sustainable business compared to private enterprise.

Who is eligible?

All agricultural producers whose farms are located in the territory served by Uniag Cooperative. All applications are evaluated by the Board of Directors.

How to proceed?

Contact your consultant or Lysanne David, Communications Coordinator at 450 245-3308 ext. 25802 or by email at communication@uniag.coop

You will then have to complete the membership forms and subscribe to 100 $10 ($1,000) qualifying shares, the first 25 of which are payable at the time of your membership ($250). You can make your payment by cheque, debit card or cash at one of our eight offices at Uniag Cooperative.

*To be a member, you must first have an open account. If you do not have an open account, please complete the account opening form.

Auxiliary member – business

What are the benefits of becoming an auxiliary member – business?

  • Eligibility for an annual purchase volume discount
  • Access to your purchase history on AgConnexion (you will receive an email invitation shortly)
  • Early access to news and promotions through newsletters and other internal communications

Who is eligible?

  • All clients of Uniag Cooperative who are not agricultural producers
  • If you are a producer, you are in another membership category and should contact your representative
  • All applications are evaluated by the Board of Directors

How to proceed?

  • Ask your hardware store clerk.
  • Fill out the membership contract.
  • Pay your $50 share in cash in a single payment and you become a co-owner of Uniag Cooperative.

 

Auxiliary member- Individual

What are the benefits of becoming an Auxiliary Member – Individual?

  • Member days with special discounts and promotions
  • BMR 360 points doubled with any purchase (except on construction materials)
  • Early access to news and promotions through newsletters and other internal communications

Who is eligible?

  • All clients of Uniag Cooperative who are not agricultural producers and who do not have a business account
  • If you are a producer, you are in another membership category and should contact your representative
  • All applications are evaluated by the Board of Directors

How to proceed?

  • Ask your hardware store clerk.
  • Fill out the membership contract.
  • Pay your $10 share in cash in a single payment and you become a co-owner of Uniag Cooperative.