Farm management

To support Western Australian farm businesses, the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) provides farm planning workshops to build business skills, business capacity and a better understanding of the profit drivers in your business.

DAFWA also assists farm businesses and rural communities that are experiencing financial difficulty by supporting State and Federal assistance schemes that aim to build the ongoing financial resilience of our farm businesses.

Articles

  • Salt poisoning or water deprivation in pigs  can cause severe health problems, and in some cases it can become fatal.

  • Pigs encounter humans in varying degrees on farm and at the abattoir. The consequence of pigs being handled negatively before slaughter is a reduction in pork quality.

  • The genetic potential of pigs can have a major influence on the productivity and profitability of a pig enterprise.