Kennedy and Coe, LLC, an accounting and consulting firm specializing in the food and agriculture industry, announced its acquisition of AgKnowledge Management, a farm financial management company working with growers and farming operations to improve their profits and overall efficiency.

Through AgKnowledge’s expertise and systems, Kennedy and Coe expects to help growers’ make informed decisions about agricultural finance and credit management, futures and options trading, commodity risk management and economic analysis, crop insurance, agriculture land sales and farm management. 

Serving approximately 200,000 client-acres at the time of the acquisition earlier this month, AgKnowledge began in 2003 with a laptop, one client and a vision to fill the role of CFO for farmers who were busy farming and found it a struggle to spend time on the business side of their operations.

Alan Grafton, president of AgKnowledge, and his team join Kennedy and Coe expanding AgKnowledge’s reach well into the Corn Belt and other regions Kennedy and Coe serves. The team has built strong relationships with clients by collecting extensive data and delivering in-depth analyses, which provide clients with the ability to make decisions for the present and the future.  

Kennedy and Coe has been recognized as among the top 100 largest CPA and consulting firms in the U.S.