America gave up domestic manufacturing over the last several decades leading to global trade deals that resulted in a diminished national security. Are we now headed for a crisis which will lead to the loss of domestic food production, inevitably leading to a complete collapse of our national security?
We cannot continue long-term hypothetical processes that focus primarily on continued conservation and downsizing of Western agriculture. As we teeter on the brink of recession and global famine, the stability of domestic food supply becomes even more pressing.
Our irrigated system of agriculture in the West can provide the most stable food supply in the world –– if we let it.
The 2023 Annual Meeting and Conference is an opportunity for producers, policy makers and water professionals from throughout the West to focus on topics of critical concern. A wide variety of speakers will take on the issues that make a difference to irrigators. Members of Congress and their staff, Administration officials, and representatives from constructive NGOs are regulars on the program.
Silver Legacy Resort
February 23-24, 2023