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...

May 16, 2019

Western Farmer-Stockman magazine runs a monthly guest column by Family Farm Alliance Executive Director Dan Keppen. Check out these "Water Lines" columns published over the past four months:

January 2019: Return of Helpful Bills for the West
February 2019: Western Water...

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...

April 11, 2019

 Photo courtesy of Joe Spendolini Photography

Proposed rule will clarify what are “Waters of the U.S.” in the West

The Family Farm Alliance earlier today sent formal comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) on th...

April 1, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) - Family Farm Alliance General Counsel Norm Semanko tomorrow will address the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water Oceans and Wildlife (WOW), where he will testify on the state of water infrastructure and innovation in the West...

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...

March 25, 2019

March 25, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) – Over 100 organizations representing water and agricultural interests in the Western U.S. urged Congress today to use any infrastructure package under consideration to help address severe hydrological conditions in the West. 

“As a na...

February 26, 2019

Our friends at the Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) have released the recording of its webinar on the human dimensions of flood irrigation that support working lands, wildlife, and people.

Digging Deeper into Flood Irrigation: Why do ranchers do what they do? (CL...

February 26, 2019

Bill Diedrich, a farmer in California's Central Valley, inspects
his almond trees.
Photo source: Wall Street Journal

Hearing Will Examine Pressures on Western Water Supply

Click here for the Family Farm Alliance written testimony

February 26, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) – A f...

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...

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