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.”


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...

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...

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