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Fire, flood and drought can result in large numbers of dead farm animals which need to be disposed of safely.
Cyclones, storms and floods can result in loss of harvest or livestock, increased susceptibility of livestock to disease, contamination of water bodies, land degradation through wind and water eros
Managing farm biosecurity following a fire, flood or dry season is a balance of caring for livestock and paddocks while limiting the introduction of new pests, diseases or weeds onto the property.
The poultry biosecurity checklist summarises the actions needed to protect your poultry and the Western Australian poultry industry from the devastating effects of emergency diseases such as avian
Under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013, all movements of livestock must be accompanied by a valid waybill.
There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.
Fruit size is an important feature for accessing desired markets and is largely determined by crop load. Tree manipulation practices can be used by orchardists at a number of key crop stages to in
Potassium deficiency can lead to loss of clover content and severely limit production of high rainfall.
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.
How late is too late to sow canola? What is the yield penalty from time of sowing (TOS) or late sowing? What is the estimated yield loss from delayed sowing of canola in WA?
Western Australia has a reputation for producing healthy livestock free from diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our ability to sell livestock within Australia or overseas.
Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.
Newcastle disease is a severe viral disease of poultry and other birds.
Avian influenza is an infectious disease of birds caused by an influenza virus.
2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Brands Office.
The Viticulture spray guide provides information for the management of pests and diseases applicable for both wine and table grape vineyards within Western Australia. The bulletin lists over 500 a
Identification of livestock in Western Australia is required under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regula
In this article we provide details on how to approximate your annual water requirements for commercial production of avocados.