IA Fly-In

The 2023 IA Fly-In was held March 28-29. Watch for information
on future fly-ins and other advocacy opportunities.

Our industry is committed to offering solutions to some of the most critical challenges facing society by providing tools to address global food security and promoting the value of every drop of water used in thriving, healthy communities. It’s up to us to make sure leaders in Washington recognize the value of our industry and the solutions we provide to some of the significant challenges facing our country.

The IA’s fly-ins provide the opportunity for industry leaders to join IA staff to head to Capitol Hill to meet with key decision-makers to advance priorities. Past fly-ins have included impactful discussions with policymakers on topics including the farm bill, H-2B labor issues and drought impact. For information about future events or how to become more involved in the IA’s advocacy program, contact Nathan Bowen.

Read more about the 2023 IA Fly-In in Irrigation Today.

Why Attend?

The fly-in offers members a unique opportunity to

  • advance our industry on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies.
  • advocate for the irrigation industry and share our message about the importance it plays in our economy and well-being.
  • be a part of the solution to the challenges that those in our industry are facing.
  • share your expertise and engage in important discussions with senior congressional staff and your elected representatives.
  • be a leader and spokesperson for the irrigation industry.
  • make new connections and have fun!

The 2023 IA Fly-In was sponsored by

Participating in the IA’s fly-in has been incredibly valuable to me both professionally and personally. I have had the opportunity to bring the industry’s message to Congress and the White House. The experience keeps me coming back!

— Julie Bushell, Paige Wireless

The IA’s fly-ins are a great member benefit. The opportunity to build relationships with policymakers and continue those relationships in our district is worth the effort.

— Jim Hunt, Netafim