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Silver grass is an annual grass occurring in both cropping and grazing regions across Australia. There are several species, the most common being Vulpia myuros and V. bromoides.

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

There has been a confirmed detection of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in Coolbellup, located south of Perth.

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.

Rainwater run-off from a roof can provide clear, soft and low-salinity water.

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.

This page provides seasonally relevant information on conditions and management options for January to March 2021 in the agricultural areas of Western Australia.

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

The State Government’s $15 million Carbon Farming and Land Restoration Program (CF-LRP) is a key element of the WA Climate Policy, released 30 November 2020.

Historical rainfall decile maps for the South West Land Division (SWLD) using baseline period of 1975-2020.

Dispersive soils are common in the agricultural areas of Western Australia, where they occur mainly as duplex or gradational profiles.

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