Agriculture Articles

Rooted in Agriculture: Community Banks Plant Seeds of Growth for Farms

By Plumas Bank November 23, 2022 Business loans

In rural farming and ranching operations, many of the day-to-day decisions about business are literally made at the farmhouse table. This is clear in the inspiring story of Plumas Bank client Alberto Medina Lira, who started his life in Mexico, came to the United States as a farm employee, and eventually became the sole proprietor of Monte Vista …

By Your Side

By Plumas Bank November 18, 2022 Business loans

Ranchers and farmers are facing a very specific — yet constantly evolving — set of daily challenges: Some are presented by Mother Nature, others inspired by the land itself, still others controlled by external sources like the economy, market demand and regulations. At the end of the day, Plumas Bank ag clients like Debra Cockrell strive to …


Driving Success, Together

By Plumas Bank November 10, 2022 Business loans

Our ag lenders and clients share a story of deeply entrenched roots — in ranching, in their communities, in their family passion for growing the crops and raising the livestock that’s feeding America.  Meet Ray Orvin Ackley III. Decades ago, Ray’s father drew lucky #6 from a pickle jar and was awarded a Tulelake Basin homestead near the …