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Wind erosion can affect any land that is exposed to strong wind and has detached soil.

Registrations for the Department's Pantry Blitz 2021 are now open.

Uncover the secret lives of the pests that live in your pantry!

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

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

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) provides this information to support managers and others suffering from the effects of fire on the farm.

One method of weed control is to remove weed seeds in the fallow, stubble and pre-sowing phase.

Preventing weed seed set provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture, late fallow, late stubble and in-crop phases.

This management strategy provides an opportunity to control weed seed set in the pasture and during harvest.

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.

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’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for February to April 2021 is indicating greater than 40% chance of exceeding...

Confinement feeding (also referred to as lot feeding or feedlotting) is an intensive feeding system in a confined area where all, or the majority of, feed and water is supplied to the contained anima

Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees and Review Panel are now open.

Measure water quality and quantity to effectively plan and monitor water supplies for livestock.

Supplementary feeding of sheep, with grain, hay or silage is necessary when pastures or stubbles are deficient in energy and protein.

Variety choice and variety management are key factors for profitable wheat production and this 'essentials' guide provides a guide to assist with these decisions.

Pre-harvest sprouting (PHS) is a common quality constraint of wheat that can result in downgrading of grain quality upon receival.

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