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'20

JAN

By Sky Chadde/Gannett Ag Data Fellow and Lucille Sherman/Gannett Data and Investigations Reporter

The Trump Administration has paid farmers billions to offset losses from ongoing trade wars, but millions have also gone to an alternative farm lender.

Agrifund LLC, which does business as Ag Resource Management, or ARM, has received more trade mitigation money than anyone else, according to a Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting analysis of U.S. Department of Agriculture data.

 

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'19

DEC

By Chuck Abbott

Fueled by $14.5 billion in Trump tariff payments, U.S. net farm income will climb to its highest total since the commodity boom crested in 2013 and a dramatic rebound from the plunge that accompanied its collapse, the USDA estimated.

 

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'19

JUL

By Aleks Ridge

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jun 1, 2019

Conterra Agricultural Capital has expanded its executive leadership at their corporate office in West Des Moines, Iowa. With a broad background in investment accounting, Angie McGargill has been named chief financial officer at Conterra Ag.

 

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'19

JUN

By Jeff Caldwell

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jun 1, 2019

Conterra Ag Capital has added a new team member who will expand the company’s services for producers in a key geography in the western U.S.

 

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'19

MAY

By Jeff Caldwell

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 15, 2019

Conterra Agricultural Capital has boosted its presence in a key U.S. agricultural geography with the addition of a new relationship manager based in Fresno, California. One of the most experienced farm financial specialists in the Central Valley of California, Roy Martin has been named vice president relationship manager at Conterra Ag.

 

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'19

MAY

By Jeff Caldwell

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 1, 2019

In a step to expand agriculture financial services to producers from coast to coast, Conterra Agriculture Capital has brought on a new relationship manager. Jackie Mosier has been hired as vice president relationship manager, serving customers in Illinois and the Great Lakes region.

 

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'19

JAN

By RFD-TV

NASHVILLE, Tenn (RFD-TV) Conterra Ag Capital serves all aspects of agriculture with flexible financing options.

Conterra utilizes regional based experts to better serve their clients and meet the needs of each operation.

Conterra provides financing to a diverse group of farmers and ranchers throughout the United States while keeping the needs of each individual operation a priority.

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'18

DEC

By Peter Martin

As a finance and growth consultant with K•Coe Isom, Peter Martin helps businesses identify opportunities, source capital and manage expansion challenges. ( Farm Journal Media )

 

Expect alternative lenders to play a bigger role in financing in the coming months, as fewer producers will be able meet traditional lending standards. That means there will be fewer credit approvals by conventional banks—and more distressed businesses seeking out alternative options.

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'18

AUG

By Delaney Howell

As trade tensions continue to rise, the thought of having to deal with another tough year of tight or absent financial margins can be daunting. According to the USDA's latest forecast, net farm income for 2018 is expected to fall to $59.5 billion, a 12-year low.

 

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'18

MAR

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?

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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.

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'18

JAN

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.

 

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'17

DEC

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.

 

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