We aim to create a progressive, innovative and profitable agriculture and food sector that benefits Western Australia.

We support the success of our state’s agrifood businesses through services and partnerships that help increase industry profitability and sustainability, while safeguarding our state’s precious natural resources.

DAFWA drives the economic development of the agriculture and food sector in Western Australia (WA), with a focus on export-led growth. We also undertake research, development and extension activities with partners around Australia and throughout the world to harness the best knowledge and technical excellence available.

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Webinar - Recognising Russian Wheat Aphid in crops



Barley disease update
Sclerotinia stem rot infections still occurring in wheatbelt
Multiple reports of...

July 2016

Mostly low levels of powdery mildew reported this week
Net blotch in susceptible barley varieties

July 2016

Cereal aphid update and blue oat mite activity in cereals
Aphids are in canola
Identify beneficial...

July 2016

Check paddocks for cereal damage, after Russian wheat aphid found in South Australia
Still time to give some...

July 2016

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Manjimup WA 6258

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