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.

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  • The Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC convened a forum at the Muresk Institute to discuss priorities for the Agriculture Climate Resilience Fund.

  • DPIRD delivers a series of free Soil Systems Master Classes to help farming businesses become more resilient, profitable and sustainable, while capturing carbon opportunities.

  • Across Australia, $100 million will be invested annually in projects to strengthen drought resilience. These projects will:

  • Farm Finance (FFCLS) and Drought (DCLS) Concessional Loans Schemes were established and funded by the Australian Government and are administered on behalf of the Western Australian Government by th

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development operates a sensitive sites service to identify the locations of sensitive commercial production systems across Western Australia's agri

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) provides this information to help people in the rural areas of Western Australia find the support and assistance they need to d

  • The Report card on sustainable natural resource use in agriculture: status and trend in the agricultural areas of the south-west of Western Australia was produced by the Department of Prim

  • Mating ewes earlier (at 8 to 10 months of age) could enable farmers to reduce whole-farm methane production because this practice would reduce the number of adult ewes, which produce more methane.

  • The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.

  • Nearly all biofuel systems (mainly biodiesel and bioethanol) produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions than fossil fuels (diesel and petrol derived from fossil oil).

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