September 2017 Monthly Briefing

Agency Reorganization and New Leadership

Administrative changes will impact Western resource policies

The Trump Administration is quietly but assertively making changes to key departments that implement policies impacting the activities of Western agricultural producers. The Departments of Agriculture and the Interior, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are taking actions to advance the long-term vision of the Administration, which appears to be one that encourages close collaboration with producers that help drive local and national economies. Getting Senate-confirmed appointees in leadership roles crucial to that endeavor has been a greater challenge. Read the September 2017 “Monthly Briefing”.

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue

Click here to read the September 2017 edition of the “Monthly Briefing” and learn more about these and other issues of interest to Western farmers and ranchers who rely upon irrigation:

  • Save the Date! – Feb. 21-23, 2018 – Alliance Annual Conference
  • State of Colorado sued by…“Colorado River Ecosystem”
  • Alliance Finalizes Platform Amidst Growing Farm Bill Attention
  • Columbia Basin Development League 2017 Annual Conference
  • Save the Date! – Oct. 27, 2017—H2Open Golf Tournament
  • 2017 Western Wildfires Focus on Water, Forest Policies
  • California WaterFix Future Uncertain
  • Water Transfer Ruling Appealed to Supreme Court
  • Introducing the Newly Designed Family Farm Alliance website….

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