October 31, 2019

Alliance Testifies Before Senate Panel on Water Management Technology

The Family Farm Alliance earlier this month participated in a Senate panel that discussed how increasing water security in the West could boost economic development. The Alliance’s testimony before th...

October 30, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) - The Family Farm Alliance today will be afforded an excellent opportunity to put a shout-out to the U.S. Senate on the innovative ways Western farmers, ranchers and water managers are using technology to tackle pressing water challenges.

Margi Hoffma...

October 22, 2019

 Photo courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Statement by Family Farm Alliance Executive Director
Dan Keppen on the Federal Government’s New Plan
to Manage California’s Central Valley Project

The Trump Administration today will release a new plan that will guide th...

September 29, 2019

Farmer Lobbyists Advocate for Western Irrigated Ag in D.C.

A group of farmers, ranchers and water managers from five Western states made the rounds on Capitol Hill and met with key Trump Administration officials earlier this month as part of the 2019 Family Farm Allianc...

September 25, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) - This week, 15 Members of the Western Caucus, Karen Budd-Falen from the Department of the Interior, and more than 30 stakeholders - including four representatives with ties to the Family Farm Alliance - held a roundtable discussion on issues surroun...

September 17, 2019

(Washington, D.C.)  - Family Farm Alliance President Patrick O’Toole later today will present recommendations to the Senate Committee charged with crafting the next Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).  Mr. O’Toole will be joined by two other witnesses to testify be...

September 17, 2019

In the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico’s signature farm commodity casts a spell on the taste buds – sparking a fiery debate.
 

Reporter: “So the big question: green or red?”


Robert Gonzalez/Algodones, New Mexico: “Green.”


Karleen Gonzales/Algodones, New Mexico: “Red.”


C...

August 26, 2019

New Trump ESA Regs Look Good for Western Ag

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger addresses marchers during a rally by farmers, farm workers, and supporters to bring attention to the California water crisis –created in part by agency implementation of the ESA -...

August 25, 2019

James Irrigation District (San Joaquin, CALIFORNIA) is recruiting to fill its general manager position. Click here to download a PDF version of the Recruitment Brochure describing the position and the established criteria.

August 16, 2019

A Message from the Executive Director

Dear Family Farm Alliance Members and Interested Parties:

As you have likely heard, the Interior Department’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Commerce Department’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) - referred...

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