Western Livestock Journal - Articles http://www.wlj.net/contents.engine.php <![CDATA[NARMS report finds hopeful trends in Salmonella, E. Coli in beef]]> Agriculture and humanity in general has some celebrating to do. The most recent National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) report showed that drug-resistant Salmonella was down in humans and chickens in 2011 (most recent complete data). Also, retail ground beef had one of its best years in 2011 in terms of non-resistant E. coli.]]> <![CDATA[New bipartisan measure on the ballot for California water crisis]]> <![CDATA[AFTERNOON MARKET UPDATE; Aug.18]]> <![CDATA[DAILY FED CATTLE; Aug. 18]]> <![CDATA[Processing plant closures on the rise]]> <![CDATA[Vesicular Stomatitis cases on the rise]]> Both Texas and Colorado have seen a surge in Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) cases this summer, and that has local and state official watching animal movement a little closer. The numbers have surpassed 200 in both states, with primarily horses making the list, but the two states now have added cattle to the numbers of infected. ]]> <![CDATA[Rising corn tide floats proteins' boats]]> <![CDATA[Down, down they go]]> <![CDATA[Letters to the editor]]> <![CDATA[Black Ink]]> <![CDATA[New levels mean new optimism]]> <![CDATA[NMSU turns to cattle producers to help support judging teams]]> <![CDATA[Science transparency; groups question new EPA policy]]> <![CDATA[Amid diverse opinions, Beef Checkoff rift continues]]> <![CDATA[New bipartisan measure on the ballot for California water crisis]]> <![CDATA[30th ICA bull tests start]]> <![CDATA[NARMS report finds hopeful trends in Salmonella, E. Coli in beef]]> of the NARMS report is to track the presence of four key bacteria in humans, animals for slaughter, and retail meat, as well as to track trends in the antibiotic-resistance of those bacteria. The report looks at Salmonella, Campylobacter, Enterococcus,. ]]> <![CDATA[Don't let parasites take a bite out of your profits]]> <![CDATA[Dee Likes steps down]]> The Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) is stepping aside after 31 years in the position. Dee Likes will assume the title of KLA Chief Executive Emeritus December 31, 2014, and will remain employed by KLA in an advisory role to work on future initiatives. ]]> <![CDATA[Researches look at how temperament affects immunity]]>