Twenty-four agricultural operators and producers sent a letter to Congressman Vern Buchanan and Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz warning against “reducing the number of farms and ranches eligible to use cash accounting” and for supporting “maintaining the current $500,000 Section 179 small business expensing limitation and the $2 million acquisition limit.”

The 24 associations behind the letter:

  • Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference
  • Agricultural Retailers Association
  • American Farm Bureau Federation
  • American Farmland Trust
  • American Mushroom Institute
  • American Sheep Industry Association
  • American Soybean Association
  • National Barley Growers Association
  • National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
  • National Corn Growers Association
  • National Cotton Council
  • National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
  • National Milk Producers Federation
  • National Pork Producers Council
  • National Potato Council
  • National Turkey Federation
  • Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
  • Public Lands Council
  • South East Dairy Farmers Association
  • United Egg Producers
  • United Fresh Produce Association
  • U.S. Apple Association
  • U.S. Canola Association
  • U.S.A. Rice Federation

Read the letter to Congressman Vern Buchanan and Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz