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Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

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

This page provides seasonally relevant information on conditions and management options in the agricultural areas of Western Australia.

Waterlogging causes clay to disperse in sodic soils, leading to soil structure collapse.

Johne’s disease (JD) is a chronic incurable infectious disease that affects cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer.

Polyphagous shot-hole borer (PSHB) Euwallacea fornicatus is a beetle native to Southeast Asia. The beetle attacks a wide range of plants by tunnelling into trunks, stems and branches.

Many seasonal outlooks are available throughout the year for use in the South West Land Division (SWLD), which includes the Western Australian grainbelt.

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

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

In this issue:

1. Proximity sensors provide an effective, accurate and cheap alternative for measuring dam pedigree of lambs in Australian sheep flocks

2. DXA calibration at WAMMCO,...

Western Australia is free of some diseases that are endemic to other areas in Australia.

The following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.

'Regional Research Agronomy' is the abbreviated working title for the 'Building crop protection and crop production agronomy research and development capacity in regional Western Australia' project

Resilience and sustainability were key themes at this year’s Western Australian Horticulture Update (WAHU2021) hosted by DPIRD on 4 November at Optus Stadium.

Historical frost occurence and severity maps for the years 1975-2021 and the months July to October, for the South West Land Division.

The crop sowing guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.

Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).

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

Every year, at the end of July/beginning of August, volunteer farmers, agronomists and Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) staff commence weekly pheromone trapping for

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