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Historical rainfall decile maps for the South West Land Division (SWLD) using baseline period of 1975-2019.

Western Australian producers can access a variety of subsidies for disease investigations in livestock that will minimise the cost of calling a vet and maximise the benefits. These subsidies are designed to support Western Australia's market access and food safety.

Registration of owners and identification of livestock in Western Australia is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regulations].

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - June-August 2019

Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: 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...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - June-August 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...

AgMemo August 2019

AgMemo is the department’s flagship newsletter - keeping subscribers across the state up to date with the department’s activities, news and advice. In this edition:

As part of the public consultation process on the draft Standards and Guidelines for the Health and Welfare of Dogs in WA, stakeholders were invited to submit individual written submissions.

Seasonal Climate Outlook August 2019

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

Avocado trees are highly susceptible to attack from the water mould Phytophthora cinnamomi that causes phytophthora root rot. The fungus like organism attacks the roots of the avocado tree and leaves the tree with a poorly functioning root system.

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