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

Chlorination effectively reduces problems with water colour, taste and odour, and treats bacterial contamination.

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

Cattle producers in the shires of Albany, Denmark and Plantagenet in Western Australia now have the opportunity to join a new pilot surveillance network for cattle health that uses a simple SMS sys

Silt washed into farm dams reduces dam storage volume, increases the chance of algal blooms and increases the proportion of water lost to evaporation.

Blue-green algae are a group of algae including Nodularia spumigena, Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena circinalis.

Potassium deficiency can lead to loss of clover content and severely limit production of high rainfall.

Dryland salinity (salinity on non-irrigated land) is one of the greatest environmental threats facing Western Australia's agricultural land, water, biodiversity and infrastructure.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for January to March 2021 is indicating neutral (40-60%) chance of exceeding...

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

Wind and water erosion risk is increased after fire removes groundcover and some seed reserves.

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.

This list provides details of a number of consultants providing viticulture and winemaking services to the Western Australian wine industry.

A scientifically proven method of pest insect control, the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) uses the mass rearing, sterilisation, and release of Qfly in targeted areas.

Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) is one of the world’s worst fruit pests, attacking a wide range of fruits, and some fruiting vegetables and ornamental plants.

Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) was detected in Perth's western suburbs in March 2020. 

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

Thanks to ongoing support from Quarantine Area (QA) residents, the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is getting closer to eradicating Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in

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.

In this edition articles cover upcoming DPIRD winemaking trials, weather monitoring project in table grapes to test disease model, an update on the Wine Export Growth Partnership, an upgrade to...

  

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