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Large areas of cropping land in Western Australia have soil with multiple constraints to crop yield.
Soil organic carbon (SOC) is inherently low in Western Australian soils – limited by climate and soil type – with some potential to increase through management.
This interactive map – produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) – allows you to explore south-west Western Australian regional groundwater trends, local gro
Relief wells can provide water resources and help reduce the severity and extent of waterlogging and salinity caused by leaky artesian systems.
Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, saving owners costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing and other com
The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b
Read the following articles: Networking invaluable on food and beverage business study tour; New Facebook group fosters industry connection; Forum provides a feast for top minds; Expert support...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Agrifood and beverage voucher program comprised of two streams to support small to medium enterprises
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund (VAAIAF), supported by State Government investment through the Royalties for Region
The European wasp is considered one of the worst wasps in the world - harmful to people, our outdoor lifestyles and to our horticultural and agricultural industries.
Western Australia’s access to markets for livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of reportable and trade-sensitive livestock diseases....
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to investigate...
This is the sixth year of the Biosecurity Blitz that encourages communities across Australia to get outdoors to look for insects, weeds and signs of disease, which could impact Western Australia’s...
This edition covers the departments work in describing the unique attributes of WA's wine regions, the mysteries behind the Gingin clone of Chardonnay, a summary of recent DPIRD wine tasting...
There are two forms of footrot in sheep and goats: virulent and benign. They are caused by infection with different strains of the bacterium, Dichelobacter nodosus.
A little knowledge of the nutritional value of your supplementary feeds can save you a lot of money and hassle. In dry seasons in particular, it is likely that farmers will need to start supplement
The Grainbelt Digital Enhancement Program (GDEP) is an initiative from the $22 million Agricultural Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) plays a major role in addressing the impact of frost on WA growers through a combination of on-farm research and development ac
Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.