Meet Davis Family Farms
Paula and Matt Davis
Fifth Davis generation to farm in Decatur and Shelby Counties
Owen, Chloie and Anna
Representing the upcoming sixth generation
Davis Family Farms is a crop farming operation owned by Matt and Paula Davis. Matt grew up on a family farm west of Greensburg. He is the son of Gary Davis of Saint Paul and Peggy (Firsich) Folkman of Batesville. He is a grandson of John and the late Gladys (Thorp) Davis. John resides at the farm headquarters on West Base Road in Greensburg. Matt represents the fifth generation of the Davis family to farm in this area. Both John and Gladys are descendants of several generations of Decatur and Shelby County farming families.
Matt is a Purdue University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and an Associate’s Degree in Agronomy. He has extensive work experience in Ag Finance with large financial institutions both in the Midwest and in the Desert Southwest lending capital to large scale farming operations and Agribusinesses.
Paula is a Purdue University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She also has a Master’s Degree in Education from Indiana Wesleyan University. Her teaching career was put on hold to raise our growing family. She is a daughter of the late Dennis Meyer and Marlene (Nobbe) Meyer of Greensburg. She comes from many generations of farmers in the area on both sides of her family.