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...

July 29, 2019

The Summer 2019 edition of "The Other Oregon" included a profile on the executive director of the Family Farm Alliance, titled "Dan Keppen: Keeping the Water Flowing". Click here for the Summer 2019 on-line edition, and scroll to Page 30, where you will find the articl...

Click here to read this guest column, which appeared in today's edition of "The Hill", a political newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C. It was co-authored by Laura Ziemer (Senior Counsel and Water Policy Advisor for Trout Unlimited) and Family Farm Allia...

December 4, 2018

Courtesy of Brian Allmer, The BARN
 

Briggsdale, CO – December 4, 2018 – The Family Farm Alliance is hosting their Annual Meeting and Conference Feb. 21-23 at the Eldorado Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada. It’s an opportunity for farmers and water professionals from throug...

December 10, 2016

President Signs Massive Water Bill into Law

After overwhelming House (360-61) and Senate (78-21) passage, President Barack Obama signed the Water Infrastructure Investments for the Nation (WIIN) Act into law on December 16, 2016.

Late in the night of December 9, the Sena...

March 22, 2016

Family Farm Alliance to Participate in White House Water Summit
World Water Day Event Coincides with Release of New Western Water Report

March 22, 2016

Washington, D.C. – the Family Farm Alliance later today will participate in the White House Water Summit to raise aware...

March 17, 2016

Debra Kahn, E&E reporter

Published: Thursday, March 17, 2016

A big group of Western farming interests is pressing Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) to take up legislation dealing with the region's ongoing drought.

A coalition of more than 100 farming groups from 12 states se...

March 16, 2016

Over 100 Western Organizations Call on Congress
to Pass Drought Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2016) -- Yesterday, in a renewed call for Congress to pass drought legislation this year, over 100 Western water user organizations, commodity groups and state Farm B...

March 15, 2016

Editorial: Don’t endanger Central Oregon farmers

Published Mar 15, 2016 at 12:10AM

Some Central Oregon irrigators are in a very uncertain place. With spring on the horizon, they don’t know what their water supply will be this summer, and until they do, they cannot make b...

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