Western Livestock Journal - News http://www.wlj.net/articles.sec-26-1-news.html <![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[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]]> <![CDATA[Corn is again a low cost feedstock for biofuel use]]> <![CDATA[Vet med mobility act signed into law]]> <![CDATA[Differing views on trespassing laws]]> <![CDATA[Russia sets one-year import ban on ag products]]> Last week, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev delivered Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that he was banning imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway. ]]> <![CDATA[Agricultural community is not alone with WOTUS troubles]]> <![CDATA[NMSU developing food supplement to improve cattle digestive system]]> <![CDATA[EPA seeking friendlier relations with ag, beef]]> <![CDATA[Missourians side with family farmers]]> <![CDATA[Lawsuit filed against Wyoming horse roundups on public lands]]>