A difficult but rewarding industry.

The farming and agriculture industry is one of the most challenging and rewarding industries to work in. From keeping up with technological advances on equipment, navigating regulatory changes, addressing unpredictable weather patterns, and dealing with labor challenges, there is never a dull moment. The responsibility of anticipating what will happen next never ends.

When the stakes are high, you need an accountant with experience and specialized knowledge in your industry that is well versed in the complex financial issues that impact agriculture. When it comes to accounting, tax, and consulting services for the agricultural industry, our team is unmatched in both expertise and experience. We understand that every agriculture entity has unique needs which can change over time. We are ready to help you navigate complex regulations, so you can worry less about compliance issues and spend more time on your business.

We serve a wide variety of family-owned agricultural businesses in California’s Central Valley and beyond, including growers, packers, and processors. For more than 40 years, we have been helping local family-owned farms, ranches, and vineyards with everything from their traditional accounting and tax needs, to optimizing their overall operation and preparing the family business for transition to the next generation.

Our services include:

  • Auditing and accounting
  • Financial statement preparation with full disclosures and complete open and closed job schedules
  • Federal, state, and local tax planning
  • Strategic business planning
  • Family business and succession planning
  • Litigation support
  • Merger and acquisition assistance
  • Job costing and budgeting
  • Technology assessment and planning
  • Employee benefits design and planning
  • Financial reporting
  • Software selection
  • Budgeting and cash flow management
  • Entity selection

The DGSM Difference

Our firm understands the difficulties of growing an agricultural business because we have been passionately serving this industry for four decades. We are experts in understanding and overcoming challenges like labor shortages, analyzing equipment purchases, cutting costs, year-round customer demands, financing, line of credit renewals, and ownership transition. When you work with us, you can expect:


Strategic and proactive business planning as well as year-round consulting with an experienced and knowledgeable agriculture specialist.


Profit improvement strategies that include analysis of working capital requirements, gross profit analysis, and cash flow projections and budgets.

Tax Services

Tax services that help reduce your tax burden while maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local tax laws and regulations.

We know that you have high expectations for your business, and we are here to help make sure those dreams become a reality. We will be with you every day of the year — not just during tax season. Your trade expertise, combined with our experience in running businesses, will help you reach new levels of success!

Our professionals will consult with you to provide the guidance and experience you need for your agriculture business. Call us today.

For more information on our Agriculture services, please contact Jeffrey Markarian.

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How can we help you?

We offer tax return preparation, financial statements, bookkeeping, consulting and a variety of other services for companies and individuals throughout the San Joaquin Valley and beyond.