Ag Lending western Region

Meet Conterra’s Ag Lending Experts in the Western Region

Conterra has highly experienced lending experts in the western region.  They can meet with you to discuss your operation and find a lending products to fit your specific needs.

Jim Davis
VP Relationship Manager
Jim Davis
Jim Davis

VP Relationship Manager
Western Region

Jim Davis is the Conterra Relationship Manager and Ag Lending expert in California and the Pacific Northwest.

Jim has deep roots in ag lending, as eastern-Idaho native he has accumulated nearly 30 years of experience. Jim has been focused on assisting farmers and ranchers with financing needs.

Davis brings a litany of previously established relationships in California and the Pacific Northwest region. Currently residing in Meridian, Idaho, Jim knows first-hand the impact agriculture has on the state’s economy.

Jim has a passion for agriculture and supporting those who produce the country’s feed, fuel and fiber motivates him to assist the industry with financing services.

“American agriculture is one of the most important economic sectors in the country,” Davis said. “Without food, nothing else matters. I’m excited to be back working directly with the farmers, ranchers and dairymen who keep the impressive American ag machine moving foward.”

Contact Jim to learn more about how Conterra can improve your operation through its vast knowledge and lending products.

Jim Davis
VP Relationship Manager
Jerred Davis - Relationship Manager Western Region
Jerred Davis

AVP Relationship Manager
Western Region

Jerred Davis’ unique combination of financial and direct agricultural experience will help Conterra Ag strengthen its position as a leader in agricultural lending and finance in the Central Valley, one of the most agriculture-rich parts of the country.

“Jerred has a real knack for building relationships in agriculture,” said Conterra Ag President and CEO Paul Erickson. “In our business, personal relationships and experience are so important to our customers’ success. Jerred will play an integral role in creating the right financial solutions for our customers in California and throughout the western U.S.”

Contact Jerred or Jim to learn more about Conterra’s ag lending products and services in the Western region of the United States.

Jim Davis
VP Relationship Manager
Jim Davis
Jim Davis

VP Relationship Manager
Western Region

Jim Davis is the Conterra Relationship Manager and Ag Lending expert in California and the Pacific Northwest.

Jim has deep roots in ag lending, as eastern-Idaho native he has accumulated nearly 30 years of experience. Jim has been focused on assisting farmers and ranchers with financing needs.

Davis brings a litany of previously established relationships in California and the Pacific Northwest region. Currently residing in Meridian, Idaho, Jim knows first-hand the impact agriculture has on the state’s economy.

Jim has a passion for agriculture and supporting those who produce the country’s feed, fuel and fiber motivates him to assist the industry with financing services.

“American agriculture is one of the most important economic sectors in the country,” Davis said. “Without food, nothing else matters. I’m excited to be back working directly with the farmers, ranchers and dairymen who keep the impressive American ag machine moving foward.”

Contact Jim to learn more about how Conterra can improve your operation through its vast knowledge and lending products.

Jim Davis
VP Relationship Manager
Jerred Davis - Relationship Manager Western Region
Jerred Davis

AVP Relationship Manager
Western Region

Jerred Davis’ unique combination of financial and direct agricultural experience will help Conterra Ag strengthen its position as a leader in agricultural lending and finance in the Central Valley, one of the most agriculture-rich parts of the country.

“Jerred has a real knack for building relationships in agriculture,” said Conterra Ag President and CEO Paul Erickson. “In our business, personal relationships and experience are so important to our customers’ success. Jerred will play an integral role in creating the right financial solutions for our customers in California and throughout the western U.S.”

Contact Jerred or Jim to learn more about Conterra’s ag lending products and services in the Western region of the United States.

Trisha Lillie
VP Relationship Manager
Trisha Lillie Relationship Manager
Trisha Lillie

VP Relationship Manager
Southwest Region

Trisha Lillie is a Relationship Manager with over 16 years’ experience lending in the southwest and a history of building long-term relationships and providing solutions for financing needs throughout the food supply chain. She has managed diverse portfolios ranging from dairy, row crops, permanent plantings, to produce and nurseries. Trisha has spent her entire career dedicated to supporting farmers & ranchers in the agriculture industry.  In 2016, Trisha graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School.  Trisha is an Arizona native, with a degree in Agricultural economics from the University of Arizona.  In her free time, she enjoys cheering on the Wildcats and hiking the beautiful mountains around Arizona.  She has even checked off a bucket list adventure of hiking Kilimanjaro, ask her about it sometime!

Contact Trisha to learn more about how Conterra help your farm or ranch operation.

 

California is the world’s fifth largest supplier of food, cotton fiber and other agricultural commodities. California produces more than 400 different crops—everything from world- renowned wines to specialty items such as almonds and raisins. The Golden State is the nation’s sole producer (99 percent or more) of many specialty crops, such as: almonds, artichokes, peaches, prunes, garlic, olives, pistachios, pomegranates, tomatoes, raisins, and walnuts. California also produces half of the U.S. – grown fruits and vegetables The Central Valley of California is one of the world's most productive agricultural regions. More than 230 crops are grown here. Its agricultural productivity relies on irrigation both from surface water diversions and from groundwater pumping (wells). About one-sixth of the irrigated land in the U.S. is in the Central Valley.

Conterra Understands the Challenges Facing California Farmers

Weather is always a challenge in the west. Farmers are consistently dealing with a drought and or wildfires. Water availability has become one of the biggest issues for producers in the California area with SGMA law restricting well water pumping. Environmental regulations like groundwater pollution, air pollution are additional burdens on the farming community. The cost of production, labor and availability of products (parts, equipment, inputs). The efficiency problems continue to be a challenge as labor shortages are effecting the ag industry all over the country.

Contact Your Western Region Experts

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