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Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

Following a fire that removes paddock ground cover, the risk of water erosion is greatly increased.

The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.

Carbon farming is the agricultural practices or land use to increase carbon stored in the soil and vegetation (sequestration) and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock, soil or vegetati

More than 1 million hectares of previously productive land in South West Western Australia (SW WA) is now severely affected by dryland salinity.

Members of the public can lodge a complaint about observed land management with the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation in Western Australia, and the Commissioner will then investigate the c

The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b

Strict border controls remain in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 into Western Australia (WA). The WA Police Force (WAPOL) is responsible for enforcing and managing these restrictions.

In May 2019, Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan announced the independent panel that would oversee a public review of the operation and effectiveness of the Animal Welfare Act 200

Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.

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.

Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

During 2013–2016 a network of 31 soil moisture probes was installed across the grain growing region in WA across several projects managed by DPIRD to enhance the decision-making capacity of grain g

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Agrifood and beverage voucher program comprised of two streams to support small to medium enterprises

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

The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.

An evaporation basin is a natural salt lake or engineered earth structure designed to store and evaporate saline water.

Applications for the Agrifood and beverage voucher program have closed.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development in collaboration with BDO Australia hosted a series of free Investor Ready Webinar Masterclasses during August and Dec

Chlorination effectively reduces problems with water colour, taste and odour, and treats bacterial contamination.

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