“The team we work with at Effingham Equity has always been extremely helpful and knowledgeable in the agriculture industry and has provided valuable guidance and feedback on top of a quality audit delivered each year.”
We are cultivating growth.
Whether your interests lie in the fast-paced and exciting equine industry or in high tech crop and animal production operations responsible for feeding the world, Blue & Co. has dedicated industry professionals ready to help you cultivate growth for your business.
We help your business thrive by taking advantage of tax-savings opportunities, negotiating purchase decisions, and constructing business continuation plans, just to name a few of the many ways we can be of assistance to you.
Who we serve.
We serve a wide variety of agribusiness clients, including agricultural cooperatives, grain and other crop farming, dairy production, livestock production and timber. We also serve a broad selection of those involved in the equine industry, including large horse farm operations, trainers, racing stables, and equine veterinary practices.
- Estate planning and valuations
- Employee benefits planning
- Management structure
- Business continuation/survival planning
- Farm transition, succession, and risk management planning
- Land, structures, and equipment purchase decisions
- Tax planning and consulting
- Hardware/software selection and training
- Information technology and cybersecurity consulting
- Audit, review and compilation of financial statements
- Lease/buy considerations
- Annual and long-term tax planning
- Financing alternatives
- Evaluation of investment alternatives
- Entity structures
- Representation before IRS and state tax authorities
- Accounting system design and implementation
- Cash flow management
2022 Ag Co-Op Year in Review Report
Blue & Co., LLC annually accumulates certain operational and financial data from our agricultural cooperative client base as part of preparing peer analyses which are presented to management and boards.
Complete the form to the right to download the report which is a summary of selected information from Blue’s ag cooperative client base from 2017-2021, broken down by area of interest.
- Bruce Vernon
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