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Many new varieties of mandarins and tangors have become available in Western Australia with desirable traits for consumers such as few or no seeds and loose skin (easy peel).

Avocados have an unusual flowering behaviour that is affected by temperature, particularly cold conditions which can impact on the level of fruit set.

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

Western Australia has laws that control chemical use on livestock. These laws protect people, animals and the environment from harm, and maintain access to overseas markets.

More than 1 million hectares of land in the south-west of Western Australia is severely affected by dryland salinity.

The Animal welfare regulation newsletter provides information on the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s role in ensuring that all livestock receive appropriate standards...

The sampling method for events meeting the case definition of Newcastle disease are outlined below.

In Western Australia, any movement of stock from any area (both interstate and intrastate) other than a cattle tick free area requires approved tick treatment, supervised inspection and clearance c

Pink eye or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is a common and contagious eye condition that affects cattle of all ages. It is most commonly seen in calves and young stock. 

Managing subsurface water can help to lower watertables and alleviate problems with waterlogging, rising salinity, and infrastructure damage.

Strict border controls and movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).

Selenium (Se) is now recognised as an essential trace element for ruminants.

Applications are now closed for the Industrial Hemp Grants Scheme (IHGS).

The WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s...

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...

Commercial production of avocados in Western Australia is a complex business requiring specialist skills and knowledge. Much of this knowledge may need to be sourced from others.

Commercial table grape growing occurs in Western Australia from Carnarvon in the Gascoyne, the Mid-West near Geraldton, the Swan Valley near Perth, and to the South West including Harvey, Donnybroo

There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.

Climate change will affect each pastoral region in different ways.

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