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Selecting the right rootstock for your orchard is one of the most important decisions you will have to make.

Gully erosion is a severe form of land degradation affecting infrastructure, paddock management and property access.

Historical frost occurence and severity maps for the years 1975-2020 and the months July to October, for the South West Land Division.

Historical rainfall decile maps for the South West Land Division (SWLD) using baseline period of 1975-2020.

Western Australian food and beverage manufacturers can now apply for vouchers valued up to $10 000 to engage consultants or technical experts to help grow their business.

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

The Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) function within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aims to unlock significant and impactful regional Aboriginal economic

Many new navel and Valencia orange varieties have become available in recent years and are currently being evaluated under West Australian conditions.

Plant available water (PAW) is a key determinant of potential yield in dryland agriculture.

Leaky farm dams are a significant problem in some areas of Western Australia, and there are several ways of dealing with the problem. This page describes options for dealing with leaky dams.

Many new varieties of mandarins and tangors have become available in Western Australia with desirable traits for consumers such as few or no seeds and loose skin (easy peel).

The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.

Pruning is a cultural practice involving the removal of tree branches and limbs.

Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interference at seeding time.

‘Risk-aware’ growers can implement strategies to reduce and avoid unnecessary introduction and spread of weeds.

The International Competitiveness Co-investment Fund (ICCF) is a major grant program of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) made possible by investment from the We

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for November 2020 to January 2021 is 40-80% chance of exceeding median rainfall...

The crop sowing guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.

When selecting a wheat variety to implement in a farming system, it is important to be aware of the variety's disease package to plan management options. The disease resistance ratings for wheat va

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