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...

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...

July 29, 2019

Western Water Hearings on Capitol Hill

In March, the Family Farm Alliance – working with the California Farm Bureau Federation and Western Growers Association – transmitted letters signed by over 100 national and Western agriculture and water organizations, calling upon...

July 25, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) - The House Natural Resources Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing yesterday to review the Bureau of Reclamation's infrastructure funding, including review of current balances in the Reclamation Fund at Treasury. The Reclamation F...

July 22, 2019

Click here to see the Family Farm Alliance guest column from this week's Capital Press, which discusses why ESA duties from multiple fisheries agencies should be managed instead by one agency.

July 17, 2019

               Alliance Advisory Committee Member Wade Noble (Photo courtesy of Yuma Sun)

WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Family Farm Alliance will be represented at a Senate committee hearing scheduled for tomorr...

July 11, 2019

Western Farmer-Stockman magazine runs a monthly guest column by Family Farm Alliance Executive Director Dan Keppen. Check out these recent "Water Lines" columns published in May and June 2019:

Common-sense reforms to help restore Western forests

(May 2019)

Supreme Court's...

July 10, 2019

Family Farm Alliance Director and Farmer Dan Thelander talks about how the Colorado River drought plan will affect farms in Pinal County, Ariz.

June 28, 2019

Alliance Supports Western Drought Resiliency and Water Supply Bill

The Family Farm Alliance earlier this month supported a bipartisan Western drought and water supply bill introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CALIFORNIA), Cory Gardner (R-COLORAD...

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...

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