Alliance, Other Farm Organizations File Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Maui Clean Water Act Case

Check out the May 2019 “Monthly Briefing”!

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear what many believe may be the biggest environmental case of this year: a dispute over which typ...

April 30, 2019

Alliance Sends WOTUS Comments to Feds

Proposed rule intends to clarify what are "Waters of the U.S."


In the April 2019 “Monthly Briefing”, read more about Family Farm Alliance efforts to engage in new rulemaking regarding the federal Clean Water Act (CWA). The Alliance...

March 28, 2019

“Crossroads” was the theme of the Feb. 21-22, 2019 Family Farm Alliance annual meeting and conference, which drew over 200 farmers, ranchers, water managers, conservationists, policy makers, and government officials to the Eldorado Resort in Reno (NEVADA). This Monthly...

January 31, 2019

 Annual Conference less than one month away...

In the January 2019 Monthly Briefing, read more about the 2019 Alliance Annual Meeting and Conference, which is set for February 20-22 at the Eldorado Casino Resort in Reno (NEVADA). “Standing at the Crossroads: Looming Dec...

December 28, 2018

President Trump Signs Farm Bill into Law

President Trump earlier this month signed into law the recently passed 2018 Farm Bill (H.R. 2) that provides similar levels of conservation funding compared with the past five years, protects subsidized crop insurance and does no...

November 29, 2018

A Split Congress: Implications for Western Irrigators

The results of the 2018 mid-term elections – where the Democratic Party won the majority in the House, and the Republican Party slightly increased its majority in the Senate – will likely have implications for Wester...

October 31, 2018

 President Signs Executive Memo on Western Water

The Family Farm Alliance and other Western agricultural organizations earlier this month applauded President Trump for taking the unusual move of issuing an executive memorandum intended to reduce regulatory burdens and p...

September 28, 2018

Alliance Engages in
Three-Front ESA Reform Effort

The Family Farm Alliance is active on three fronts regarding legislative and administrative efforts to modernize the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA).


The  Alliance and hundreds of other organizations represe...

October 30, 2017

Wildfires Scorch the West

Alliance supports Senate wildfire prevention bill

The most expensive and destructive wildfire year on record continues in California as end-of-the-month temperatures climbed into the triple-digits. Already, national wildfire suppression costs ha...

September 29, 2017

Agency Reorganization and New Leadership

Administrative changes will impact Western resource policies

The Trump Administration is quietly but assertively making changes to key departments that implement policies impacting the activities of Western agricultural producers....

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