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Soil moisture sensors aid good irrigation management. Good irrigation management gives better crops, uses fewer inputs, and increases profitability.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) maintains animal health surveillance and disease control programs to support Western Australia's high animal health status.

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.

Western Australia (WA) has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) have been sought under the State Government's new Grainbelt Digital Enhancement Project.

Getting all your weather information in one place is now even easier, thanks to the launch of the eConnected Grainbelt Project

Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.

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

There are a variety of possible causes of diarrhoea in adult cattle and they are often different to the common causes of diarrhoea, or scours, in calves.

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].

Pigeon rotavirus was first detected in Western Australia as a result of investigation of a disease outbreak in racing pigeons in May and June 2016.

Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that cause reduced production, fertility or death in cattle and economic losses to Western Australian producers.

Fifteen projects will share in $582,800 in funding through the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.

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

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

Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).

The first 12 towers of the Digital Farm Grants Program in the Mid West have been completed!

Measuring internal quality of citrus prior to harvest is vital to ensure fruit reaches the market with eating qualities acceptable to most consumers.

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

Some pig owners may not be aware that feeding meat and meat products to pigs is illegal in Australia because it could introduce devastating diseases to pigs and other livestock.

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