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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.

Nitrogen application is common and profitable in dairy cattle grazing rotations and may also be profitable for strategic applications in beef grazing and for hay production.

Seasonal Climate Outlook May 2020

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for May to July 2020 is indicating less than 40% probability of above median rainfall for the South West Land Division (SWLD). For May to October, the SSF is indicating less than...

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. 

Seasonal Climate Outlook April 2020

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system for April to May 2020 is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for the South West Land Division (SWLD).

WIN vol 134

In this first edition for 2020 we explore the unique soils of WA wine regions, an update on a research project using a novel approach to manage bunch rot, insight into this year's winemaking trials, introduction to a new team member, vine improvement reflection from 2019, insecticide...

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.

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