Jim Lloyd Butler was born and raised in Oxnard. He is a fifth-generation Californian and a true gentleman grower. His family estate home was purchased in the 1890s from Juan Sanchez. Jim has been in agriculture his whole life. He takes pride in the strict regulations California growers uphold. Jim works with a loyal staff, including his foreman of 30 years. He has a research section in his grove with high-density plantings.