Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 9:30am to 2:30pm
The Department is collaborating with HempGro and iHempWA to hold a hemp industry information day focussing on varieties, varietal protection, seed quality and trade of seed.
Soil testing and plant analysis are valuable tools to diagnose constraints to crop and pasture production. Fertiliser recommendations for agriculture require supporting soil and plant chemical analyses and interpretation.
Commercial production of truffles in Western Australia is a complex business, requiring specialist skills and knowledge. Much of this knowledge may need to be sourced from others.
The production of host trees inoculated with Tuber species for the production of truffles is a highly specialised activity. Setting up a truffle orchard is reasonably costly and the period between planting and first harvest can be six or more years.
The truffle industry in Western Australia, to date, has been developed around the black truffle produced by Tuber melanosporum, also known internationally as French black truffle or Perigord truffle. The first commercial plantings of T.
In May 2019, Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan announced the independent panel that would oversee a public review of the operation and effectiveness of the Animal Welfare Act 2002 (the Act).