Regional and Seasonal content

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi

African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious virus that causes an often fatal disease in pigs and wild boar.

Western Australia's access to livestock and livestock product export markets, worth about $2 billion annually, relies on Australia being free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

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

WA producers and others involved in the dairy, grain/seed, hay, sheep or goat industries or supply chains are encouraged to apply for membership to the Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Comm

Commercial production of truffles in Western Australia is a complex business, requiring specialist skills and knowledge. Much of this knowledge may need to be sourced from others.

Welcome to the third newsletter of the RIRDC/DAFWA project Pests and Diseases of Truffles and Their Host Trees in Australia, running from 29 May 2015 to 10 January 2019. This newsletter...

On-farm biosecurity, or hygiene, is about minimising the risk of unwanted plant, animal and microbiological organisms entering your property and causing problems.

A new guide has been published to assist canola and pulse growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions. Frost damage reduces crop yield and grain quality.

Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) is highly competitive in crops and can cause a yield loss of 10-90%.

Pasture manipulation is the application of herbicides for grass control early in the growing season (autumn or early winter).

It is often the preferred option for grass control.

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.

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

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

Classical swine fever (CSF), also known as hog cholera, is a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus. The disease only affects pigs and is exotic to Australia.

This page provides a brief overview of the avocado industry in Western Australia, with links to other relevant information.

Avocados have an unusual flowering behaviour that is affected by temperature, particularly cold conditions which can impact on the level of fruit set.

Preventing lead residues in livestock protects human food safety and Western Australia's ongoing access to international markets.

Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.

Waterlogging causes soil structure collapse in sodic soils, because the clay particles holding soil particles together disperse.

  

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