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Phytophthora cinnamomi is the scientific name of the causal organism of phytophthora root rot, sometimes only called root rot.
Pig owners play a vital role in maintaining Western Australia's high animal health status and reputation as a producer of quality livestock and livestock products.
Hay that contains annual ryegrass may cause annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT). Hay can be tested for ARGT risk. The test provides a risk rating for toxicity.
Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
African swine fever is a highly contagious virus that causes high death rates in pigs.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system for April to May 2020 is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) maintains animal health surveillance and disease control programs to support Western Australia's high animal health status.
Getting all your weather information in one place is now even easier, thanks to the launch of the eConnected Grainbelt Project
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.
The potential yield tool uses seasonal rainfall and decile finishes, calculated from historical data, to calculate the maximum wheat yield possible in the absence of any other constraints.
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Pregnancy Scanning Benchmarks Tool
Using non-invasive microwave to measure fat depth on lamb carcasses
Stress and reproductive hormones are...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious virus that causes an often fatal disease in pigs and wild boar.
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).
A new guide has been published to assist canola and pulse growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions. Frost damage reduces crop yield and grain quality.
Classical swine fever (CSF), also known as hog cholera, is a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus. The disease only affects pigs and is exotic to Australia.
Preventing lead residues in livestock protects human food safety and Western Australia's ongoing access to international markets.
Growing global demand for Australian beef products, driven primarily by Asian countries, presents opportunities to expand livestock production and value add in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of
Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
Mosaic Agriculture is one of three strategic pillars under the Northern Beef Development project.