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WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - September 2019

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 summarises recent...

Sheep pregnancy scanning occurs at around 90 days after joining and is performed by a skilled operator using an ultrasound scanner. Pregnancy scanning is an important tool to understand the potential of the lambing season and to efficiently manage the ewe flock.

Monday, 19 October 2020 - 9:00am to Monday, 16 November 2020 - 5:00pm

This is the sixth year of the Biosecurity Blitz that encourages communities across Australia to get outdoors to look for insects, weeds and signs of disease, which could impact Western Australia’s valuable agriculture and fisheries industries.

The aim is to discover, photograph and record as many interesting or damaging pests as possible while raising community awareness about the importance of biosecurity.

African swine fever is a highly contagious virus that causes high death rates in pigs.

Seasonal Climate Outlook October 2019

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for October to December, 2019 is indicating 20-60% chance of exceeding median rainfall for the South West land Division (SWLD).

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - 2:00pm to 7:30pm

Targeted at food and beverage producers, this event will bring perspectives of two retail buyer experts to help you prepare for your own interactions with current and potential buyers.

The project team is continuing to enhance its agricultural-technology (ag-tech) tools and share them with local growers, showing them first-hand how these specifically-designed tools can assist them in their daily working lives, to improve profitability and efficiency, increase yields and even re

WIN vol 132

Articles in the September edition cover a new project investigating novel approach to manage bunch rot, pest and disease monitoring tips, wrap up of Winemakers' trial forums across the regions, Gingin vines seeking new home, WAVIA cutting order summary for 2019, manufacturing grant, science and...

Some pests and diseases are present in, and currently confined to, specific parts of Western Australia and are not found throughout the rest of the State.

Seasonal Climate Outlook September 2019

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for spring, September to November 2019 is indicating less than a 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for the majority of the South West land Division (SWLD).

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