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The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.
Western Australia has a well-deserved reputation for producing healthy livestock that are free of diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our markets.
Livestock owners should consider water quality when planning and reviewing the water supplies for their livestock.
Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is normally produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle and sheep on well-balanced roughage diets.
If you run livestock, whether on a small scale or commercially, you need a biosecurity plan.
Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.
Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.
The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and as far as practical a closed system.
Mangoes have been identified as a promising crop for organic production. They are suitable because of a low nitrogen requirement and relatively low incidence of pests and diseases.
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.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will hold the 2018 Western Australian Horticulture Update at Crown Convention Centre on August 16 and August 17.
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia as well as diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s ability...
The Plan, Prepare and Prosper workshop is a free workshop program designed to assist rural businesses that are involved in farming, fishing and food processing to plan for and manage through variab
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development conducts a surveillance program for ewe abortion and newborn lamb deaths to assist sheep producers to identify the cause of abortions a
The Farm Finance Concessional Loan Scheme (FFCLS) is an Australian Government initiative.
New leadership for state biosecurityGrowing the regional economyGrants available to provide connectivity to WA farming businessesPlay a part in the biosecurity of WA’s...
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.
Johne's disease (JD) in cattle is a regulated disease in Western Australia.