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Applications are now open for the Potato Industry Assistance Grants program to support growth opportunities for the Western Australian potato industry.
The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) describes Australia’s system for the identification and tracing of livestock. NLIS has been operational for cattle, sheep and goats for some years and, from 1 February 2018, will also apply to pigs.
‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and local cooperation are needed to achieve optimal health outcomes.
Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.
Monday, 23 October 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
The Mowanjum Field Day will showcase outcomes and lessons learnt from the 'stand and graze' irrigation trial over the past two years, including fertigation, irrigation, grazing, cattle management and economic analysis.