Western Livestock Journal - News http://www.wlj.net/articles.sec-26-1-news.html <![CDATA[Australia, Japan announce trade agreement]]> It’s never fun to try to organize a big party, only to learn some of the key guests are planning their own festivities on the side. For some, this can be a social “faux pas” that goes well beyond hurt feelings and ruffled feathers. ]]> <![CDATA[Livestock disaster aid sign-up begins]]> <![CDATA[Range war controversy]]> <![CDATA[Full speed ahead for EPA's spending spree]]> <![CDATA[Disaster assistance programs available]]> <![CDATA[Beef herd expansion threatened]]> <![CDATA[Farmers, ranchers are eligible for assistance]]> <![CDATA[Shorten breeding, calving season for saved time, money]]> Calves born in the first 21 days of the calving season are often the heaviest in their contemporary group at weaning, and that advantage often carries through to harvest, if the producer retains ownership. ]]> <![CDATA[Comments sought, changes coming to futures]]> <![CDATA[China will lead global demand for beef]]> <![CDATA[Ranchers advocate for common sense in Washington]]> <![CDATA[Lesser prairie-chicken listed as threatened]]> <![CDATA[Debate heats up over bison safety]]> Management of wild bison in and around Yellowstone National Park is by far one of the most heated debates of Yellowstone’s resource issues. All of the interested parties bring their own wideranging values and objectives to the debate, with some relying on common sense and science, and others bringing in history and sentiments. ]]> <![CDATA[Climate change's impacts on U.S. agriculture]]> <![CDATA[BPI wins first victory with judge‚s ruling on LFTB]]> <![CDATA[The need to measure ranch economic sustainability]]> <![CDATA[Ohio ranchers increase the state's checkoff fee]]> <![CDATA[Western Resources Legal Center: investing in ag's legal future]]> <![CDATA[Heavy, wet spring storms can take a toll on calf crop]]> <![CDATA[Delayed 2012 droughtloss aid is on the way]]>