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

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].

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 $580 000 WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program (Program) is focused on demonstrating agricultural digital technology (ag-tech) solutions to WA growers and school students in the

Fifteen projects have shared in $582 800 in funding through the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.

The WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg grant program awarded $580 000 to eight grower groups and five agricultural schools or colleges to demonstrate real-time remote farm monitoring.  Monitori

Australia is free of many infectious horse diseases, saving owners costly disease control. The occurrence of an emergency horse disease could severely restrict horse movements, racing and other com

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) plays a major role in addressing the impact of frost on WA growers through a combination of on-farm research and development ac

Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.

Frost risk occurs virtually every year across southern and eastern agricultural regions. Actual occurrence of frost is determined by location and landscape factors as well as climate.

The department is a key partner in the Grains Research and Development Corporations' (GRDC) National Frost Initiative (NFI) which aims to provide the Australian grains industry with targeted resear

PestFax is an interactive reporting service delivered by DPIRD, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt

White spot is a highly contagious viral infection that affects all crustaceans.

A new guide has been published to assist cereal growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostics and Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Animal Pathology, Western Australia (formerly DAFWA Animal Health Laboratories) provides a

Up to date autumn/winter and winter/spring insecticide spray guides are provided by the department every year to help growers and consultants manage insect pests in canola, lupin and cereal crops.

In 2020 the Department is conducting over 300 Grains Research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.

In September 2018, eight growers from Merredin and Districts Farm Improvement group (MADFIG) embarked on a four day ‘Tools and Technology’ study tour interstate.

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...

  

Page last updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 5:05am