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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development provides this agri-climate profile of historical and projected climate information to support farm business managers in their response
When conducting research on managing your property or starting a new enterprise there are many sources of information from state and local government departments to rural suppliers and industry ass
Irrigation is one of the most important factors in producing a good yield of quality citrus.
Monitoring a citrus orchard to gain some knowledge of the effectiveness of nutrition programs can be difficult, expensive and time consuming. It is, however, the only way a valid assessment can be
Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases...
Livestock disease investigations protect our markets: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular...
Western Australian producers can access a variety of subsidies for disease investigations in livestock that will minimise the cost of calling a vet and maximise the benefits.
The production of host trees inoculated with Tuber species for the production of truffles is a highly specialised activity.
As a protection mechanism from damage during harsh winter conditions, perennial fruit trees go through a period of dormancy.
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AgMemo is the department’s flagship newsletter - keeping subscribers across the state up to date with the department’s activities, news and advice. In this edition:
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].
Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that cause reduced production, fertility or death in cattle and economic losses to Western Australian producers.
Surveillance and diagnosis for pests and diseases in the Western Australian grape industry was a transformational project to boost the early detection of exotic pests and disease incursions and enh
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for August to October 2019 is indicating 20-60% chance of exceeding median...
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Weaners are the most difficult class of sheep to manage effectively, largely because they usually cannot consume enough energy while grazing dry pastures and crop stubbles.
During dry times and drought there are a wide range of alternative feedstuffs that can be used to maintain and grow stock.
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.
This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).