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The Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) function within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aims to unlock significant and impactful regional Aboriginal economic
Chlorination effectively reduces problems with water colour, taste and odour, and treats bacterial contamination.
The Australian Government's 2015 inventory of the nation's sources and sinks of greenhouse gases shows agriculture was responsible for about 16% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2013.
Salt is a natural component of land, water and ecological systems in Western Australia. Large areas of naturally saline land (primary salinity) were present before European settlement.
Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees and Review Panel are now open.
Blue-green algae are a group of algae including Nodularia spumigena, Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena circinalis.
Owning livestock on a small property comes with responsibilities to the animals, neighbours, the environment, and in many cases to legislation, whether the livestock are for production, pets, or ot
This page explains the factors that influence the degree of dispersion in sodic soils: soil structure (aggregate stability), cation exchange capacity, calcium to magnesium ratio, exchangeable sodiu
Farm fires will often lead to contaminated surface-water supplies: ash and soil from burnt paddocks and bushland can be blown or washed into farm dams and provide nutrients for bacteria and algae.
Selenium and vitamin E are essential in sheep diets, and work together to prevent and repair cell damage in the body.
Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.
Techniques to reduce livestock greenhouse gas emissions may also increase livestock productivity and resilience.
Farm Finance (FFCLS) and Drought (DCLS) Concessional Loans Schemes were established and funded by the Australian Government and are administered on behalf of the Western Australian Government by th
Dispersive soils are common in the agricultural areas of Western Australia, where they occur mainly as duplex or gradational profiles.
The State Government is committed to improving mobile connectivity in regional Western Australia, through its Regional Telecommunications Project (RTP) and the Regional Mobile Communications Projec
Whether you are a bushwalker, mountain bike rider, camper, fisher or rock climber, we all have a role to play in protecting Australia’s animals and regional industries from serious diseases.
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...
Livestock disease investigations protect our markets
Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of...
Applications for the Agrifood and beverage voucher program have closed.
Following detection of ehrlichiosis in dogs in the Kimberley in May 2020, surveillance by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has shown the disease is established in the K