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A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.

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The adoption of genetic technologies activity is part of the Sheep Industry Business Innovation project and is currently providing a range of tools that will help sheep producers introduce genetic technologies into their businesses.  A series of videos have been produced to help explain the core

Seasonal Climate Outlook September 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall for the majority of the South-West Land Division (which includes the wheatbelt) for spring, September to November 2017.

AgMemo September 2017

Welcome to the new AgMemo
Big year of activity with agriculture budget
Continued response to major biosecurity incidents
New pest rabbit virus now available as commercial product
Biosecurity Blitz 2017
Market opportunities unveiled for WA premium foods
Events,...

A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.

Select articles of interest to you from the right hand menu of this page or view the main AgMemo newsletter.

With so many new wheat varieties out there, you may be scratching your head over which variety to choose for next season. The 2018 Wheat variety sowing guide for Western Australia is here to make that decision easier.

Protecting WA Crops Issue 5 September 2017

Sclerotinia stem rot
What is it?
Life cycle of sclerotinia and how to assess disease risk
Diagnosing sclerotinia stem rot in canola
Sclerote germination experiments
Management options in canola
Seasonal variability
Pathogenic diversity of WA sclerotinia field...

Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed during spring.

Seasonal Climate Outlook August 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall for the majority of the South-West Land Division (which includes the wheatbelt) for August to October 2017.

Managing sheep in the dry spring: for agribusiness professionals was an event held in Kojonup, Geraldton and Perth. The presentations and videos of the Perth event can be accessed below where they have been supplied.

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