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Fire is integral to many ecosystems in the Western Australian rangelands.
The graphs linked from this page chart the normalised differential vegetation index (NDVI) for each Western Australian pastoral lease for 2020, showing the previous 2 years and the average best and
Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.
Following a fire that removes paddock ground cover, the risk of water erosion is greatly increased.
The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.
Carbon farming is the agricultural practices or land use to increase carbon stored in the soil and vegetation (sequestration) and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock, soil or vegetati
More than 1 million hectares of previously productive land in South West Western Australia (SW WA) is now severely affected by dryland salinity.
Members of the public can lodge a complaint about observed land management with the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation in Western Australia, and the Commissioner will then investigate the c
The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development uses the following definitions for terms used in our rangeland management publications.
Strict border controls remain in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 into Western Australia (WA). The WA Police Force (WAPOL) is responsible for enforcing and managing these restrictions.
Irrigation and changing land use and management in the Pilbara may provide land managers with more opportunities to participate in the carbon economy.
In May 2019, Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan announced the independent panel that would oversee a public review of the operation and effectiveness of the Animal Welfare Act 200
The Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) commissioned an economic analysis of irrigated agriculture development options for the Pilbara, in 2015, as part of the Royalties for Regions, Pil
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development assessed more than 50 000 hectares of Pindan soils (of the west Kimberley, Western Australia) as having a high to fair capability for i
Bananas need a lot of water to grow well. To irrigate the crop efficiently you need to measure soil water content.
Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.