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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 advice
Biosecurity funding schemes to tackle pest threats
Soils Ministerial Advisory Committee makes progress
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A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.

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

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

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...

Western Australia exports about 80% of its livestock and livestock product annually.

Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that cause reduced production, fertility or death in cattle and economic losses to Western Australian producers.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's former Northern Beef Futures (NBF) project aimed to transform Western Australia’s northern beef industry through market diversity and

The aim of the eConnected Grainbelt Project is to make a real difference to growers’ businesses and the grains industry.

Western Australia is free of many diseases that are endemic to other areas in 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.

WA horticulture industries are well positioned to capture the growing demand and opportunities in the overseas market.

Managing farm biosecurity following a fire, flood or dry season is a balance of caring for livestock and paddocks while limiting the introduction of new pests, diseases or weeds onto the property.

Fire, flood and drought can result in large numbers of dead farm animals which need to be disposed of safely.

SheepMAP is a market assurance program designed to provide producers with a source of sheep which are at low risk of having ovine Johne's disease (OJD). The program is a voluntary scheme.

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