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Chickens can be a great asset to any small landholding. They provide eggs, produce fertiliser, control insects and weeds, eat kitchen scraps and loosen soil while scratching.
The plants identified here have the potential to cause significant damage to Western Australia's pastoral industry and to the unique biodiversity of the rangelands.
Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
Objective: to understand the language around business finances.
This workshop is an opportunity to look beyond the physical production of your farming business to...
Objective: in this workshop you will develop a framework to support succession management within your business.
This workshop is best suited to graduates of the Pilot of...
This edition includes articles on whether to shear or not shear in winter, the rise in popularity of ASBVs, an overview of the Merino lifetime productivity project and whether 'aunts' interfere in...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has acquired a new state-of-the-art machine to accelerate the development of new high-quality wheat and barley varieties.
Surveillance for a significant bird pest has been expanded on the South Coast, after an influx of detections.
This interactive map – produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) – allows you to explore south-west Western Australian regional groundwater trends, local gro
Western Australia’s rural health, financial and information services support directory: your guide to contacts for support and assistance.
Visitors to the Perth Caravan and Camping Show will have the opportunity to test their knowledge of WA’s quarantine rules and find out about reporting pests at the Department of Primary Industries
An evaporation basin is a natural salt lake or engineered earth structure designed to store and evaporate saline water.
Private and public food laboratories conduct food testing. This page lists the laboratories known to us, and likely to be able to assist you when required.
Agistment describes the movement of livestock from a property where there is little feed or water to another property where there are adequate supplies.
Revegetating your dream property can be a challenge, so make sure you take the time to plan.
This page lists the application for various permits regarding the management and control of declared vertebrate pests, as well as applications for the assessment of keeping and importing vertebrate
Information is provided here to assist management of diseases and viruses that occur in broadacre crops grown in Western Australia - cereals (wheat, barley, oats and triticale), pulses (field pea,
Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.
Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.
The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and as far as practical a closed system.