Mar 3, 2022 | Monthly Briefings

March 2022 “Monthly Briefing” Now Available

2022 Annual Conference Draws Big Crowd to Reno

Conference Participants Concerned About “Demonization” of Agriculture

The 2022 Family Farm Alliance Annual Conference was conducted February 24-25 at the Silver Legacy Resort in Reno (NEVADA), drawing 200 attendees to the organization’s first in-person annual conference in two years. 

The conference’s theme was Those in the Arena,” a tip of the hat to the famous passage by Theodore Roosevelt’s “The Man in the Arena,” which creates a clear distinction between those who are actively working, and the observers offering only critiques.

America has been a successful society because of its commitment to farmers and ranchers and a predictable food supply. Sadly, that great reality is being challenged at fundamental levels. 

Fortunately, there was a receptive audience.

“It was clear that the high-level appointees from the Biden Administration who participated in the various panel discussions were receptive to the pleas made by our producers throughout our two-day general session,” said Alliance President Patrick O’Toole.   

CLICK HERE to download the PDF version of the March 2022 “Monthly Briefing” to read more about the 2022 annual conference and these other article on issues of interest to Western irrigators:

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  • President Biden Delivers First State of the Union Address – Ukraine, SCOTUS nominee highlighted
  • Clean Water Act “WOTUS” in the Spotlight
  • Interior Releases Blueprints to Implement Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
  • Bipartisan Bill Would Extend Protections for Upper Colorado River Fish Species & Water Users
  • USDA to Invest $1 Billion in “Climate Smart” Commodities             

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