Western Livestock Journal - Articles http://www.wlj.net/contents.engine.php <![CDATA[Committee passes bill to repeal Death Tax]]> A divided House panel passed a bill March 25 that would repeal the federal estate tax—the “Death Tax.” The House Ways and Means Committee voted 22-10 to approve H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, introduced by Representatives Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Sanford Bishop (D-GA), sending it to the full House. ]]> <![CDATA[Coalition challenges government science]]> <![CDATA[Live cattle futures, cutouts rally; packers still in the red]]> <![CDATA[House subcommittee blasts Obama budget]]> Last Tuesday, the House of Representative’s Subcommittee on Federal Lands starkly criticized President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2016 (FY16) proposed budget during a subcommittee hearing. The topics of concern were proposed increases in public lands. ]]> <![CDATA[Price discovery]]> <![CDATA[Beef Talk]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion]]> <![CDATA[Grass-finished beef marketing information growing]]> <![CDATA[U.S. has growing ag Chinese trade surplus]]> In recent years, growth in U.S.-China agricultural trade has accelerated. During calendar years 2012-13, U.S. exports of agricultural products to China averaged $25.9 billion per year—a tenfold increase from the late 1990s. Sales to China doubled during 2004-08 and doubled again during 2008-12, while the share of U. ]]> <![CDATA[Storage report bearish; Feb. beef stocks up 20%]]> <![CDATA[Proper manure management important for CAFOs]]> <![CDATA[Cattle on feed inventories the lowest since 2003]]> The on-feed population as of Mar. 1 in feedlots with a 1,000 head capacity or higher stood at 10.66 million, down 0.5 percent from Mar. 1, 2014 and the lowest Mar. 1 population since 2003. This level was lower but in keeping with the pre-report industry estimates of a 0. ]]> <![CDATA[Bill would create voluntary GMO labeling certificate]]> <![CDATA[BQA: It's the right thing to do]]> Here at the Brackett Ranches, LP, Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is an everyday part of how we do business. ]]> <![CDATA[Canada continues its retaliation tariff talk over country-of-origin labeling war]]> <![CDATA[Beef fuels New York City]]> The beef industry reached more than 30,000 athletes, their friends and families attending the 2015 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon Health & Fitness Expo in Manhattan Mar. 12-14, thanks to a first-time sponsorship by the National Beef Checkoff, in partnership with the New York and South Dakota Beef Councils. ]]> <![CDATA['Tis the season for grass tetany; preparation and prevention]]> <![CDATA[DOI releases final rule on hydraulic fracturing]]> <![CDATA[White House makes a broadband push for everyone]]>