Avocado fruits are affected by two diseases: stem end rots and body rots.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Agrifood and beverage voucher program comprised of two streams to support small to medium enterprises (SME’s) who are value adding to the State’s raw agricultural produce.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - February/March 2020

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to investigate diseases when they occur provides surveillance evidence to our markets that we are free of...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - February/March 2020

Livestock disease investigations protect our markets

Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular livestock diseases. The WA livestock disease outlook – for vets ...

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease. 

Ovine Observer March 2020 Issue #88

This issue includes articles on:

Measuring the fat depth of lambs with microwave technology

American, Chinese and Australian consumers are on the same page when scoring lamb eating quality

Feeding unsalable carrots in total-mixed rations for lambs

AgMemo March 2020

Updates on Season 2020, WA's Doppler radar coverage now best in the country, and Australia's largest ag-tech conference is coming to Perth.

The graphs linked from this page chart the normalised differential vegetation index (NDVI) for each Western Australian pastoral lease for 2020, showing the previous 2 years and the average best and worst monthly NDVI.

Monday, 24 February 2020 (All day) to Friday, 3 April 2020 (All day)

Between 24 February and 3 April, the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is encouraging Western Australians to help look for invasive ants across the state.

We want the public to send in as many ant samples and photos as possible! This will boost the department's ongoing ant surveillance programs. 

The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops. Early detection and reporting of fall armyworm will help protect Western Australian plant industries and the environment.


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