Agriculture

Agribusiness

The ag landscape is changing. Are you prepared to thrive?

As an agribusiness owner, you face many challenges, including uneven cash flow, environmental concerns and volatile market activity — just to name a few. You need a firm that not only works as hard as you do but also can help you identify and implement the solutions that will make the biggest impact on your business.

You deserve to work with professionals who understand that agriculture is a way of life as much as it is a way to make a living.

Cultivate long-term success with professionals dedicated to taking care of the agricultural industry’s financial health at every level. Many of the professionals on our ag team were raised on farms or ranches, and some are still actively involved in those operations.

Whether you’re a family farm or ranch, large commercial producer or a cooperative, Wipfli can help you mitigate financial risk and leverage opportunities. Choose from a wide range of solutions:

  • Tax-efficient business entity selection, and new ventures and operations structuring or restructuring
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Optimal accounting method selection
  • Financial audits, compilations and reviews
  • Audit solutions for cooperatives
  • Agricultural lending assistance
  • Farm program eligibility and limitations coordination

Gain impactful solutions from ag professionals who thoroughly understand your business. Contact us today.

Featured Thought Leader

Bradley Cook, CPA

Brad Cook leads the firm's agribusiness practice, coordinating strategic direction and development. With deep roots in agriculture, he has vast experience in tax planning and compliance, as well as trust and estate planning.

Curt Barnekoff, CPA

With deep roots in agriculture, Curt Barnekoff is a partner specializing in agricultural tax and business succession. He has a strong focus on and deep experience in tax compliance, planning, and consulting. Curt helps family agriculture businesses maximize their after-tax net worth and assists in developing and implementing plans to keep the family business “in the family.”

Todd Kostman, CPA

Todd Kostman is a partner in the business services advisory practice, working with small and medium-sized agribusinesses, providing accounting, tax, and business consulting advice to businesses and their owners.

Justin Van Zuiden, CPA

Justin Van Zuiden provides tax planning, compliance, and preparation services for individuals, and closely held businesses with a strong concentration in the agriculture industry. Justin helps clients navigate the complex tax environment to position themselves for success.

Agribusiness Overview