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

Legislation regulating the poultry industry covers a wide array of issues ranging from disease control, food health and safety, the environment (odour and noise emissions), to agricultural chemical

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.

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.

Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.

Newcastle disease is a severe viral disease of poultry and other birds.

Avian influenza is an infectious disease of birds caused by an influenza virus.

2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.

The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.

In Western Australia, all owners of livestock are legally required to register with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Brands Office.

Livestock disease investigations protect our markets: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular...

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...

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

Seed potato schemes do not have a standardised system for naming their field grown generations which makes it difficult to compare schemes.

Under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regulations], it is mandatory to provide appropriate documentation

Identification of livestock in Western Australia is required under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regula

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This is the fifth 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...

Three new mango varieties have been developed by the National Mango Breeding Program (NMBP). NMBP-4069 is a hybrid cross from parents Van Dyke and Kensington Pride (KP).

Three new mango varieties have been developed by the National Mango Breeding Program (NMBP). NMBP-1243 is a hybrid cross between Irwin and Kensington Pride (KP).

Three new mango varieties have been developed by the National Mango Breeding Program (NMBP).

NMBP-1201 is a hybrid cross between Irwin and Kensington Pride (KP).

  

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