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.
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.
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.