Mid West

Seasonal Climate Outlook August 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall for the majority of the South-West Land Division (which includes the wheatbelt) for August to October 2017.

Managing sheep in the dry spring: for agribusiness professionals was an event held in Kojonup, Geraldton and Perth. The presentations and videos of the Perth event can be accessed below where they have been supplied.

In July 2017,  information days were held to advise agribusiness on supporting sheep farmers through the dry season.

The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunity to Australian agriculture. However, farming is becoming more challenging in an increasingly competitive and volatile environment.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers

Reporting livestock disease protects our ability to trade: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of livestock diseases that are reportable or affect trade. To gather this proof of freedom, the Department of...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets

Reporting livestock disease protects our ability to trade: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of livestock diseases that are reportable or affect trade. To gather this proof of freedom,...

This page aims to assist growers to consistently deliver quality jujubes to consumers.

Sheep Industry Business Innovation updates | volume 8

In this eighth edition of the SIBI newsletter, read about the our new digital lambing planner, the return of the 'It's Ewe Time' forums, the WA sheep industry scholarship program, RamSelect workshops, value adding through dry ageing sheepmeat and we introduce development officer Melanie Dowling...

Protecting WA Crops Issue 4 July 2017

Oats more competitive than wheat and barley
It is now legal to use Trifluralin in oats
Are oats susceptible to root lesion nematodes?
Oats are susceptible to a number of leaf diseases
Crown rot and oats
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Up to date autumn/winter and winter/spring insecticide spray guides are provided by the department every year to help growers and consultants manage insect pests in canola, lupin and cereal crops.

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