The Central Valley is one of the world’s most productive agricultural regions. Whether you grow the crops or provide the supplies and equipment that helps grow and harvest them, your business plays a vital role in the global food chain. Your business results change with the season and the weather. You need a team that knows your business and all of its variables. Brown Armstrong knows. We’ve spent over 30 years working with agribusiness. From small family operations to some of the biggest names in the industry, we’ve worked with them all. Our Agriculture team has the knowledge and experience that few accounting firms can offer and we have the dirt on our hands to prove it.

For more information on our services, contact Clint Baird, CPA, Director of the Agriculture Services team, at

The Agriculture team members are dedicated to maintaining strong technical skills and staying current on the issues facing the agricultural industry today. We offer only the best and the brightest for your team.

We service the following:

  • Nut and stone fruit growers
  • Table grape growers
  • Citrus growers
  • Rice growers
  • Various row crop growers, including specialty and organic crops
  • Ranchers, both cow-calf and stocker operations
  • Feedlots
  • Cooperative
  • Fruit and nut marketers
  • Custom harvesters
  • Seed suppliers
  • Feed and supplement suppliers
  • Entomology advisors
  • Various support providers

Our agricultural related assurance services include:

  • Financial statement audits
  • Financial statement reviews and compilations
  • Agreed upon procedures
  • Forecasts and projections
  • Internal control assessments and evaluations

Our specialized services include:

  • Current and long-term tax planning
  • Succession planning
  • Estate tax planning
  • Estate and Trust administration/support
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Financing assistance
  • Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC) Consulting and Implementation
  • Research and Development Credit Consulting and Implementation

Our tax planning and compliance services include:

  • Business and individual taxation consulting
  • Like-kind exchanges (IRC §1031)
  • Partners and Partnership basis adjustments and allocations
  • Tax planning strategy development and implementation
  • Federal and state tax return preparation
  • Representation before the taxing authorities
  • Assistance with the design and implementation of retirement plans
  • Fiduciary income tax return preparation
  • Estate tax return preparation
  • Estate trust administration