Pilbara

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) eConnected Grainbelt Project is pleased to announce formal approval has been granted to extend the eConnected Grainbelt Project by 12 months, till June 2019.

The Western Australian Government has reiterated its support for pastoralists wanting to sequester carbon from their lands through revegetation.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has created the following guide to assist vets to collect appropriate samples during livestock disease investigations. Correct sampling will increase the likelihood of a definitive diagnosis.

The Veterinary sample packaging guide was developed by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD), Western Australia, to assist veterinarians to package biological samples appropriately for laboratory submission.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - March 2018

Calling a vet to investigate diseases protects 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...

WA Livestock Outlook - for vets - March 2018

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Our ability to sell livestock/livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance that we are free of reportable and...

AgMemo April 2018

Buy West Eat Best celebrates 10 years
New Recognised Biosecurity Groups 
Agrifood and Fisheries export services portal
New groundwater and salinity map launched
Support Directory to help through tough times
Free department workshops to benefit your business
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A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.

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Yellow-winged locusts (Gastrimargus musicus) are native insects, distinguished by bright yellow wings, they are 35-50mm in length when mature and make a distinctive clicking noise when flying. Adult swarms of yellow-winged locusts are infrequent and generally localised.

Project overview               

The Land Tenure Pathway for Irrigated Agriculture is a key project of the Water for Food program and administered by the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage.

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