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Growing global demand for Australian beef products, driven primarily by Asian countries, presents opportunities to expand livestock production and value add in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of
The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) describes Australia’s system for the identification and tracing of livestock.
The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture.
Longans (Dimocarpus longan) is a member of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae) which includes lychee and rambutan.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has taken action to protect Western Australia’s citrus growers from the threat of citrus canker following confirmation that the disease
Fire, flood and drought can result in large numbers of dead farm animals which need to be disposed of safely.
Registrations are now open for the upcoming agricultural-technology Hackathon (AgHack), which will be held between Friday 27 and Sunday 29 July.
Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).
Western Australia exports about 80% of its livestock and livestock product annually.
The Farm Finance Concessional Loan Scheme (FFCLS) is an Australian Government initiative.
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.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.
Season 2018 webpage: one-stop-shop for broadacre information and adviceBiosecurity funding schemes to tackle pest threatsSoils Ministerial Advisory Committee makes progress...
The border controls outlined below for Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible stock entering Western Australia were implemented by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (now the Depar
Western Australia's (WA) climate has changed over the last century, particularly over the last 50 years. Average temperature has risen about 1°C.
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...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, has produced a visual guide to assist in carrying out a thorough ruminant animal post-mortem.
Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia...
Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that cause reduced production, fertility or death in cattle and economic losses to Western Australian producers.
Western Australia is free of many diseases that are endemic to other areas in Australia.