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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has worked with farmers to document their use of regenerative agriculture practices in Western Australia. Farmer experience and the lessons learnt can help other farmers make decisions about adopting these practices.

Seasonal Climate Outlook July 2020

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for July to September is neutral (40-60%) chance of exceeding median rainfall, with higher (70-80%) odds in the south and parts of the north and eastern grainbelt. The July to...

The International Competitiveness Co-investment Fund (ICCF) is a major grant program of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) made possible by investment from the Western Australian Government.

WIN vol 135

In this edition a four year national project on Chardonnay and Shiraz clones is summarised, a new Wine Australia Regional Program for WA is previewed, pruning advice during the COVID-19 pandemic, six-spotted mite project introduced, changes to fungicide use, we congratulate Stewart Learmonth on...

Sheep Notes- Issue 8

This edition of Sheep Notes includes information on the current Western Australian flock size and dynamics along with market insights, production and export statistics for sheep meat, live exports and wool. Compiled by Kate Pritchett.

Seasonal Climate Outlook June 2020

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for winter, June to August and June to October 2020 is indicating less than a 40% probability of above median rainfall for the Central West, Central Wheatbelt, South East Coastal...

Ehrlichiosis is a disease of dogs that occurs when a brown dog tick infected with the bacteria, Ehrlichia canis, bites a dog.

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.

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.

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