Hutterite Brethren

Hutterites

A part of the Western Canadian landscape since the 1900s, Hutterite colonies are evolving alongside other farming communities to meet increasingly complex market and legislative changes. From making operations more efficient to meeting their unique tax requirements, strategic decisions on Hutterite colonies encompass the well-being of their entire membership.

MNP is proud to represent the interests of 350 Hutterite colonies across Canada. We have worked collaboratively with Hutterite Brethren for more than 50 years to create strategies and management plans that suite their unique needs.

As trusted advisors and advocates of Hutterite colonies, MNP has an inside edge on how Colonies run businesses, the tax challenges they face and what day-to-day life on a colony looks like. Find out more:

  • Taxation of Hutterites
  • Land ownership
  • Colony expansion
  • Farm Management Consulting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Power Aggregation

Insights

  • Confidence

    August 04, 2021

    New Entrant Quota Assistant Programs to Help New Producers Dream Big

    New Entrant Quota Assistance Programs in the dairy and poultry sectors take away some of the initial cash constraints to help make an otherwise impossible dream become an attainable goal.

  • Performance

    May 20, 2021

    Do you know how the 2020 to 2022 National AgriStability Program changes impact your farm?

    Find out how changes to the 2020 to 2022 National AgriStability Program could impact your farm with our detailed overview.

  • Performance

    April 22, 2021

    The 2021 Federal Budget Highlights for the Agriculture Sector

    The 2021 Federal Budget delivered numerous announcements that may impact the agriculture sector. Find out what the changes mean for you and your farm business.

Contact Our Hutterite Brethren Team

Scott Dickson CPA, CA

Director Livestock Services, VP Hutterite Services

Scott Dickson, CPA, CA, is Director of Livestock Services and Vice President of Hutterite Services for MNP. A recognized authority on agricultural issues, Scott advises on a wide range of government agriculture programs, acts as an advocate for producers and assists with various business issues including succession, estate and tax planning.

Drawing on more than 25 years of experience working with Hutterite colonies in Manitoba and then Alberta, Scott delivers a broad range of services to some of MNP’s more than 300 colony clients. As Director of Livestock Services, he plays a lead role in delivering key services to approximately half of MNP’s 15,000 Agriculture clients in the beef, dairy, swine and poultry industries.

Scott’s clients benefit from knowledge gained through MNP’s involvement in a number of cost of production surveys in Western Canada and in extensive profitability consulting especially with respect to various trade dispute issues. Scott also uses MNP’s proprietary TransitionSMART™ process to help producers develop a succession plan and address their personal situation.

Scott earned his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation in 1988.