We Appreciate Our Sponsors

The generosity of our sponsor organizations enable us to plan a useful and exciting conference while still maintaining an affordable registration fee. If your community patronizes any of these businesses, please make an effort to thank them for their role in supporting ICHE 2014.

International Conference for Hutterite Educators
August 13-15, 2014

Victoria Inn, Winnipeg, Manitoba

ICHE 2014 Sponsors

Platinum - $10,000+
Agri-Trend Agrology

AGRI-TREND was established in 1997 to fulfill one single mission. Help farmers grow better crops and be more profitable doing it. Since that time we have developed one of the most powerful networks of scientists, business leaders, coaches and ag professionals there is, and matched it all with an award winning data platform. Simply put, if you put together the best possible team of individuals with the most innovative tools and processes, you can expect the best possible results. Whether you are looking to maximize the potential of your farming operation, or maximize your own potential as a trusted part of our Network, there is opportunity with AGRI-TREND.

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Bayer Canada

It’s our commitment, and our promise. We put science to work in the vital areas of health, nutrition and high-tech materials, both across Canada and around the world. As an inventor company, Bayer creates innovative products, breakthrough treatments and healthier alternatives to improve the quality of life for people, animals and communities.

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By forging a relationship, understanding precedes action. This is how our firm began. In 1945, when our founders sat down and discussed their ideas and vision, they set an example for the firm they would establish. Today, this philosophy remains the cornerstone of MNP's success. For more than 65 years, relationships have connected us and defined our actions, keeping MNP focused on what matters most - helping people achieve their goals. By integrating this philosophy into our practice, we can deliver services and solutions that support your business needs, wherever they are required.

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Gold - $5,000+
Enns Brothers

Enns Brothers is Manitoba's first choice for John Deere products, accessories and service. Customers and suppliers trust Enns Brothers for honesty, knowledge, fairness and professionalism in all business practices.

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MacDon Industries Ltd.

MacDon began in 1949 as Killbery Industries Ltd., a manufacturer of agricultural equipment including sprayers, grain augers, discer seeders, cultivators and manure spreaders. In 1951 Killbery pioneered one of the first self-propelled windrowers, and the company would continue to play an important role in developing windrowing technology around the world.

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Cargill Limited is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba and employs over 8,000 people across Canada and has been named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2013 and Canada's Top Employer for Young People for 2013. Cargill Limited is one of Canada’s largest merchandisers and processors. Our interests include the processing of meat, eggs, malt and oilseed, and the manufacturing of livestock feed and salt. In addition, we are involved in crop input product retailing, as well as grain handling, milling and merchandising.

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HBNI's mission is to provide its membership with high quality and competitive high-speed network. This network will provide the membership with such services as internet connectivity, voice over IP phone services, fax over IP services, video conferencing, email and web-hosting services that are consistent, reliable and sustainable over the long term.

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Monsanto is an agricultural company. We apply innovation and technology to help farmers around the world be successful, produce healthier foods, better animal feeds and more fiber, while also reducing agriculture's impact on our environment.

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Standard Nutrition Company

At Standard Nutrition, we trace our history to the very introduction of nutritional science to American family farms. Veterinarian Dr. F.E. Sanborn founded the company that is now Standard Nutrition Company. Through his efforts, farm operations were able to increase production by introducing nutritional supplements to homegrown feedstuffs for beef, dairy, swine and poultry.

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Better Air Mfg.

Better Air products are manufactured by members of the Hutterian Brethren at the Baker Colony in MacGregor, Manitoba. We are a fellowship of families seeking to live, as the early Christians did, a life of full sharing based on the teaching of Jesus and both the Old and New Testaments. Questions of visits to our workshop and colony are welcome. Guest may join us in work, communal meals, meetings, and family gatherings. Christian Community is not a retreat from the world, but a place where we can openly face today's problems and issues together.

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Silver - $2,000+
Red River Co-Op

Red River Co-op is a dynamic, Winnipeg-based cooperative owned and guided by its members, with petroleum as its core business and customer service as its competitive advantage. We believe in profitability, which will enable growth to meet members' needs; high ethical standards; support for the communities where we do business; and in sharing profits and success with our members.

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Maple Leaf Foods

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading consumer packaged food company, headquartered in Toronto with operations across Canada and in the United States, United Kingdom, Asia and Mexico. We make high quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products and are proud to have our leading, national brands such as Maple Leaf, Schneiders™, and Dempster’s™ in the cupboards and refrigerators of our consumers.

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Viterra is a leading grain and oilseeds marketer and handler. We partner with growers in Canada and the USA to help them market and deliver their grains in more ways and to more markets, than any other company in the business. For nearly 100 years, we have earned growers’ business with our expertise and commitment to service that is tailored to the needs of each customer. We provide unrivaled global market insight, as well as the practical tools growers need, including Viterra risk management products, market research, live pricing and proprietary technology.

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Terraco is a locally owned independent retailer that has been serving Manitoba producers for over 80 years. With locations around Winnipeg, Terraco provides quality engineered Esso and Mobil lubricants, a wide range of granular and liquid fertilizers, seed and crop protection products. And Terraco is fully equipped to supply, deliver and apply the products it sells.

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Paterson Grain

Founded in 1908 by the great Canadian entrepreneur Senator Norman M. Paterson, Paterson Grain is a leader in the modern Canadian grain industry.Paterson Grain is known throughout Canada and the world as a company rooted in its commitment to quality, innovation and exceptional customer service.As a company Paterson Grain focuses its expertise on all aspects of grain handling and prides itself on building long-term relationships with Canadian farmers and its domestic and international customers.Proudly offering only the best agricultural products and services Paterson Grain is confident that it will provide you the best solution to your agricultural needs.We invite you to explore our website to learn more about Paterson Grain and all of its quality products and services

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Government of Manitoba: Education and Advanced Learning

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Homenko Builders

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Acadia Community Truss Ltd.

Bronze - $1,000+
Penner Farm Services

Penner Farm Services is a leading provider of a complete line of livestock equipment and supplies. Since 1956, hog, poultry, and dairy producers in western Canada have become reliant on Penner Farm Services to provide the entire scope of automated equipment for efficient farm management.

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Leo's Sales & Service Ltd

Leo's Sales & Service Ltd. was started in Argyle, Manitoba in 1940 and current owners Gerald, George, & Philip Grandmont relocated the dealership to the North Perimeter at Sturgeon Road in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1989. They brought with them very experienced parts, service, and sales personnel who are committed to complete customer satisfaction. In 2006, the dealership expanded another 14,000 square feet to better accommodate our ever-growing customer base.

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Crystal Spring Hog Equipment

Crystal Spring Hog Equipment provides world class equipment and solutions to pork producers in over 20 countries. We believe in family, innovation, hard work, integrity and community.

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Eecol Electric

Eecol Electric service the electrical material supply requirements of industry, contractors, E.P.C.'s and institutional customers with large and complete inventories, technically qualified personnel and prompt and efficient service. Many years ago we recognized the increasingly complex nature of providing electrical products to industry and we created Industrial Divisions within EECOL to address these highly technical areas of business. EECOL presently supplies a wide range of products to clients and customers around the world from our Canadian operations, and through business associates around the world.

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Nutreco Canada is a leader in animal nutrition. We deliver high quality and sustainable feed solutions and add value to our customer’s business by developing and supplying innovative products and concepts that support the most profitable performance of farmed animals.

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Imperial Soap

Today, Imperial Soap & Supplies Ltd. continues to market top quality janitorial and commercial cleaning products to all areas of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. We represent top-of-the-line manufacturers and are recognized in the industry by the company we keep.

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Wolseley Canada is the country’s leading national distributor of plumbing, hydronic, HVAC/R and PVF products and solutions to professional contractors, retailers, and industrial users. With a network of over 220 branches coast-to-coast , and a national team of sales and service specialist, the Wolseley team is known for their knowledge and expertise that customers have come to rely on for their ever changing needs. Wolseley’s buying power, relationships with the best vendors and brands in the business, an advanced distribution network, and a robust e-commerce platform, make Wolseley the professional’s choice across the country.

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Whiteshell Chairs

Whiteshell Chairs is an innovative custom manufacturer of premium steel furniture, ideal for restaurants, dining rooms, banquets halls and churches. We have been in business for over 7 years, during which we’ve built a solid reputation for supplying the most durable seating products on the market.

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Toromont Cat

Toromont Cat is your trusted Caterpillar dealer in Ontario, Manitoba, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Eastern Labrador. We are dedicated to supplying and servicing new and good quality used equipment and exceptional product support to the markets we serve. Established in 1993, Toromont Cat is a division of Toromont Industries, a publically traded, diversified growth company incorporated in 1963. We are focused on offering our customers solutions aimed at making their business more successful. With over 300 machine models and specialized attachments in our Cat equipment product line, a host of allied equipment and technology partners, and varied service and rental options, regardless of your needs or the job at hand, we're built for it!

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Starland Metals

Since 1988, Starland Metals has been in the business of top quality metal manufacturing and parts fabrication. At our plant near Gibbon, MN, we produce a variety of metal parts and accessories for a number of complex commercial applications. Challenging precision work is our specialty. Some of the best precision steel fabricating on the market comes from Starland Metals. Our broad range of ready technology means we're equipped to tackle projects requiring laser-cutting, punching, forming, shearing, cutting, threading, welding, and assembly. We at Starland Metals are more than just a company. We are a group of individuals and families who share our lives in every way. By living together on one big community, we are able to conduct and share our lives in a way that allows us to exceed in our business ventures.

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Manitoba Pork Council

Manitoba Pork’s mission is to foster the sustainability and prosperity of the pork industry for the good of all hog farmers and all Manitobans. Our vision is to become a centre of excellence for pork production in Canada. Manitoba Pork staff and directors will strive for excellence in an ethical, accountable and responsive manner. As individuals and as a team, we will treat our clients and co-workers fairly and with respect.

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Westburne Electric

Since September of 2000, Westburne has been a part of the Rexel family. Rexel is based in France and operates in four geographical areas and in 37 countries. Rexel's over 28,000 employees work in over 2,100 branches. With 2011 sales of over 12.7bn Euros, we are one of the largest electrical distributors in the world.

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Delmar Commodities

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H.B. Credit Inc.

Greenwald Colony