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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.

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.

Aug 2018
6 March 2018

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 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's Northern Beef Futures (NBF) project to transform Western Australia’s northern beef industry through market diversity and improved bus

The Farm Finance Concessional Loan Scheme (FFCLS) is an Australian Government initiative.

Johne's disease (JD) in cattle is a regulated disease in Western Australia.

Johne’s disease (JD) is an incurable infectious disease of ruminants including cattle, sheep, goats, alpaca and deer. It causes chronic diarrhoea and wasting, which eventually leads to death.

Western Australia exports about 80% of its livestock and livestock product annually, a market valued at $2 billion in 2015/16.

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

Western Australia's access to livestock and livestock product export markets, worth about $2 billion annually, relies on Australia being free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.



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