Agriculture Ontario

The Path Ahead

Get More from Your Agriculture Operation

With over 16,000 agriculture clients and a team of over 600 agriculture specialists, MNP knows agriculture. We recognize the complexity of this industry and the constantly fluctuating factors that can significantly impact your success; from changes in weather patterns to global economic shifts to transportation challenges. For operations to not only survive but thrive in this ever-changing climate, Canadian producers need insight and strategies for both mitigating risk and creating opportunity.

We understand what it takes to get the most from your operation and provide the strategies you need to achieve your personal and business goals. Working with you one-on-one, our team delivers a diverse range of personalized services and solutions to help you operate more effectively, improve your bottom line and calculate your next move, including:

  • Assurance and Accounting
  • Business Advisory
  • Corporate Finance
  • Enterprise Risk
  • Farm Income Programs
  • Farm Management Consultants
  • Taxation
  • TransitionSmart™
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Tax regulations making it easier to sell the family farm to your children

Updated tax rules, announced in June 2021, make it less burdensome for farmers to transfer farm shares to the next generation. If your succession plans are focused on keeping your farm in the family, familiarize yourself with Bill C-208.

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Agriculture Sector Support & Involvement

We are proud supporters of various initiatives and organizations that promote agriculture business leaders and communities in Ontario.

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You deserve an advisor who really gets what’s on the line

In today’s agriculture industry it’s more important than ever to work with an advisor who really gets what’s on the line.

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Your Agri-Business Transition Plan - Position Your Agri-Business For Success

View the next webinar in the series! Our presenters will provide invaluable insight and strategies, in a Q & A format, to help you effectively position your operation for success.

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Dairy Farmers Shouldn’t Avoid Benchmarking

The pressures affecting farm profitability are growing, especially with recent developments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial benchmarking is a tool that helps dairy farmers make better business decisions by giving them concrete information about their operations — and how they compare to others in the industry — year after year.

Insights

  • Progress

    February 24, 2022

    Woodlot owners: what you need to know about preparing for personal income tax season

    Woodlot owners face a unique set of personal income tax circumstances. Knowing your options can make all the difference when tax season arrives.

  • January 18, 2023

    Tax Tips for Southwestern Ontario Agriculture Producers

    As tax filing for 2022 approaches, agricultural producers should keep in mind these key points to minimize surprises and ease their tax burden — now and in the near future.

  • Progress

    December 16, 2022

    Practical tips on completing your will and estate plan

    Entrepreneurs spend a lifetime building a successful business. So why do so many avoid planning for what will happen when they’re gone?

Meet Your Ontario Agriculture Advisors

Brittany Zehr CPA, CGA

Senior Manager

Candace Parsons CPA, CGA

Senior Manager

Carl DeJong

Partner and Business Advisor

Dwayne Scott CGA, CPA

Senior Manager, Assurance and Accounting

Ezio Di Emanuele

Sr. Advisor Agri-Food Business Development

Ian Murphy CPA, CA

Partner and Business Advisor

Jason Timmermans CPA, CA, BA

Partner and Business Advisor

Jessica Farlinger CPA, CA

Senior Manager

Joel Aalbers CPA, CGA

Partner, Assurance & Accounting

Jordan Bowles CPA, CGA

Partner and Business Advisor

Larry Batte

Partner and Business Advisor

Rick Wismer CPA, CA, CAFA, PAg, LPA

Partner

Rob Mozzon FCPA, FCA, CFP

Regional Managing Partner

Tammy Wylie CGA, CPA, CA

Partner, Professional Services

Will Sheard

Consultant, Farm Management Consulting

Walter Benzinger CPA, CA, CFP

Partner

Contact Your Ontario Ag Team