Spotlight Magazine

Spotlight Magazine

  • Spotlight Magazine, Fall 2020

    In this issue, learn how Farm Credit West is supporting customers during the pandemic, read about four key tax considerations for tree nut growers, and hear about the new FCW Online Banking System that is being launched in the near future.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, 2020 Special Issue

    In this issue, read a letter from the Chair of the FCW Board of Directors, Learn about the steps FCW is taking to bolster the farming/ranching industry, and see how we are working to help our communities thrive in these tough times.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, Winter 2019

    In this issue, learn how a Central Valley family has found success in beekeeping, take a closer look at the FCW Appraisal Department, and keep up with the changes to the global interest rate market.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, Fall 2019

    In this issue, learn about how Ventura farmers are taking charge by designing a first-of-its-kind water market, how to capitalize on value added and niche markets, and why an appraisal can help you protect your investment.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, Summer 2019

    In this issue, learn about expanding markets for Imperial Valley farmers, shifting agricultural management strategies, and the in and outs of equipment financing.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, Winter 2018

    In this issue, read about how persistence pays off for Butte County niche crop farmers, how water risk is changing California agriculture, and the impact that the new tax reform law has on agriculture companies.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, Fall 2018

    In this issue, read about how quality product and great relationships make the difference in export profits. Learn how the Ag Industry plans to deal with future water supply and shortages. Also, see the 2018 Director and Nominating Committee Election Results.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, Summer 2018

    In this issue, read about how California pistachio growers are looking to the future to solve today’s problems. Learn the lifecycle of a loan and how to present your project to your lender. Also read Dr. Kohl's article about farms and ranches that are generating a profit with minimal losses vs those with mounting losses.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, Winter 2017

    In this issue, read about what some Farm Credit West customers are doing to manage farm labor shortages and housing costs in Ventura County. Also, with changes to the tax code coming, learn four ways to reduce your 2017 tax bill.
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  • Spotlight Magazine, Fall 2017

    In this issue, read about how one Arizona rancher splits time between the Air National Guard and his small cattle ranch. Next, learn why you shouldn't let tax law uncertainty delay your succession planning. We also share the results of the Farm Credit West director and nominating committee elections!
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