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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
Agistment is an option for removing livestock from a property, for a number of reasons – after a fire, when paddock feed is inadequate, to spell pastures, or to finish livestock for sale on better
To produce potatoes with high specific gravity follow good agronomic practices. Use high quality seed of the correct variety. Plant the variety at the right spacing and time of year.
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.
Taking experimental measurements can be labour intensive and time consuming, in addition the methods chosen must be repeatable (regardless of operator) with small degrees of error.
Western Australia has laws that control chemical use on livestock. These laws protect people, animals and the environment from harm, and maintain access to overseas markets.
This web page provides a summary of the key points about how the Johne's Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) applies to Western Australian cattle producers.
The seasonal rainfall update newsletter is produced during the growing season to provide the latest and most relevant rainfall maps for Western Australia with a focus on the agricultural areas....
Join us for the 2018 tedera field day and new variety release. Hear the latest research information on agronomy, nutrition, animal production and visit trial sites and seed crops sown in 2015,...
Early recognition of disease is one of the most important factors influencing the control of disease and the reduction of its impact on industry and the community.
Antimicrobial resistance threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an increasing range of infections in humans and animals caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses.
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to...
Congratulations to the following applicants who have been selected to be awarded an Export Competitiveness Grant (ECG).
DPIRD biosecurity responses protecting WA agriculture industry and market accessManaging sheep intended for live exportNew Recognised Biosecurity Groups to add to State’s pest defence...
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.