Western Livestock Journal - News http://www.wlj.net/articles.sec-26-1-news.html <![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[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[Grass-finished beef marketing information growing]]> <![CDATA[Proper manure management important for CAFOs]]> <![CDATA[Bill would create voluntary GMO labeling certificate]]> <![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]]> <![CDATA[USDA tries to define 'actively engaged']]> <![CDATA[MSU to award honorary doctorate to rancher, respected ag leader]]> Robert “Bob” Lee, a rancher from Judith Gap, MT, and respected leader in the agricultural community, will receive an honorary doctorate in animal and range sciences from Montana State University (MSU) during the university’s spring commencement, set for May 9. ]]> <![CDATA[WOTUS' promise of ag protection not convincing]]> Last Monday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed the National Farmers Union (NFU) at their annual conference in Kansas. In her speech, she offered some insight into the new and improved Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. ]]> <![CDATA[CSKT water compact awaits approval in MT]]> <![CDATA[Checkoff MOU signed by majority of groups]]> <![CDATA[Montanan wins role of Clara Anderson]]> Isabella Aurora Allen- Millerd, a third generation Montanan and avid lover of the outdoors, recently won the film role of Clara Anderson. She will portray the young daughter of Montana cattle ranchers Margaret and Tom Anderson in the upcoming docu-drama, “Cowboy. ]]> <![CDATA[Comment period extended on 2015 dietary guidelines]]> <![CDATA[NCBA, PLC accepting internship applications]]> <![CDATA[Whether you are ready or not, it's calving season!]]>