By Aleks Ridge
It’s easy to be an ag banker during good times, and ag banks enjoy enviable reputations within their communities. It is during stressful times that banker reputations are cemented for the long term. Does your bank work with its customers as they adjust their operations? Does your bank seek out and implement alternate lending strategies in support of your borrowers?
By Anna-Lisa Laca
Producers throughout farm country are relying more and more on loans to stay in business, as the economic picture remains bleak. But, what do you do if your bank turns you down?
Welcome to the world of alternative financing. This kind of lending isn’t new. Companies such as Upstart and LendingClub have been providing non-traditional lending for years.
By Delaney Howell
Des Moines, Iowa (AgPR) January 24, 2018 — Conterra, a full service financial provider for agricultural operations, is excited to announce its recent partnership with Ag News Daily, a daily podcast driving the conversation about agriculturally related news. Conterra will be present during the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Convention (NCBA) and will be sponsoring Ag News Daily’s coverage of the event.
By Anna-Lisa Laca
As the farm economy struggles to make a comeback, farmers around the country are likely to heavily rely on their bankers in 2018. How can you up the odds your loan requests will be fulfilled? Focus on maintaining quality financial data, having access to working capital, understanding farm leverage and creating a plan to get out of distress if necessary, experts say.
By PR Web
Conterra announced today that Nick Stokes has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Managing Director.
Nick brings to Conterra a wealth of experience within the agricultural lending sector, having spent the last two decades with community banks and most recently Rabo AgriFinance, where he managed the Mississippi River region.